2015 Special Awards Announced

2015 Special Awards Announced

Each year, in addition to our book awards and fellowships, Literary Arts honors individuals and organizations that have made exceptional contributions to Oregon’s literary legacy. These individuals are nominated by community members to receive a Special Award as part of the Oregon Book Awards. We are grateful to those who selflessly go the extra mile to help…

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Robert Sitton

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Robert Sitton

You can cast your vote for the 2015 Readers’ Choice Award online at www.literary-arts.org/voteOBA! The winner will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Between now and April 13, we will be featuring all of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists. 2015 Oregon Book Awards Finalist Lady In The…

Covering Your Assets: Workshops for Artists at Bridgelab in March

Covering Your Assets: Workshops for Artists at Bridgelab in March

On three consecutive Tuesdays in March, RACC and PNCA will be presenting Covering your Assets: These workshops were designed to give artist and small business people a firmer understanding of the legalities of monetizing their creativity. PNCA Bridgelab 511 NW Broadway, Portland OR 97209 $25 March 3: Intellectual property and Copyrights:  Do you own the copyright in your work…

Oregon Book Award Finalist Kristin Ohlson

Oregon Book Award Finalist Kristin Ohlson

You can cast your vote for the 2015 Readers’ Choice Award online at www.literary-arts.org/voteOBA! The winner will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Between now and April 13, we will be featuring all of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists. 2015 Oregon Book Awards Finalist The Soil Will…

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Willy Vlautin

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Willy Vlautin

You can cast your vote for the 2015 Readers’ Choice Award online at www.literary-arts.org/voteOBA! The winner will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Between now and April 13, we will be featuring all of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists. 2015 Oregon Book Awards Finalist The Free by…

Literary Arts Intern Feature: Alex Corey

Literary Arts Intern Feature: Alex Corey

Hello! My name is Alex Corey, and I began interning for Literary Arts in January of 2014 when I worked on the Archive Project. I listened to audio recordings of lectures from the Portland Arts and Lectures series, and took notes to help prepare the lectures to be sent off and broadcast on OPB radio.…

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Amy Schutzer

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Amy Schutzer

You can cast your vote for the 2015 Readers’ Choice Award online at www.literary-arts.org/voteOBA! The winner will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Between now and April 13, we will be featuring all of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists. 2015 Oregon Book Awards Finalist Spheres of Disturbance…

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Cari Luna

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Cari Luna

You can cast your vote for the 2015 Readers’ Choice Award online at www.literary-arts.org/voteOBA! The winner will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Between now and April 13, we will be featuring all of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists. 2015 Oregon Book Awards Finalist The Revolution of…

Ruth Ozeki visits Grant High School classes

Ruth Ozeki visits Grant High School classes

[by Mel Wells] During her week as Literary Art’s author-in-residence, Ruth Ozeki is spending several hours at Grant High School visiting students in their classes and discussing her work, both as a filmmaker and a novelist. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Ozeki visited all five sections of Dr. Dreyer’s Literature & Film classes. Students had studied her work in advance,…

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Lindsay Hill

Oregon Book Awards Finalist Lindsay Hill

You can cast your vote for the 2015 Readers’ Choice Award online at www.literary-arts.org/voteOBA! The winner will be announced at the Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 13 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Between now and April 13, we will be featuring all of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards finalists. 2015 Oregon Book Awards Finalist Sea of Hooks by Lindsay…