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No small triumph
No small triumph

Yachats writer Andrea Scharf will share the story of a coastal community’s fight to defend its natural habitat at the launch of her book “Saving Big Creek” this Sunday, Dec. 9.

“Saving Big Creek” is the story...

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Look for a book in ’Mook
Look for a book in ’Mook

The Tillamook County Pioneer Museum will host its second annual Mook Book Fair this Saturday, Nov. 17, showcasing local authors and those who write about the North Oregon Coast.

“We have invited even more local authors this year,”...

Writing in the present tens
Writing in the present tens

The Manzanita Writers’ Series will celebrate 10 years of promoting the North Coast literary scene with a party on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Hoffman Center for the Arts.

The evening will recognize all the local writers, and those with a...

Poetry and ocean
Poetry and ocean

Corvallis writing coach Rachel Barton will aim to provide poetic inspiration when she visits Newport for a Willamette Writers workshop on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Barton will use the poems of accomplished poets to discuss structure, form, topic, tone,...

A writer who raises the bar
A writer who raises the bar

Acclaimed Oregon author Bob Welch will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the Waldport Library’s annual membership meeting on Sunday, Nov. 4, sharing “Life Lessons from a Complete Flop.”

Welch will read from his new book...

Find Joy in Newport

A multimedia workshop aimed at setting out a pathway toward self-respect and self-love will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Samaritan Center for Health Education in Newport.

“Breathing the Joy of Life” will be led by...

Solve your page-one problems
Solve your page-one problems

Grabbing a reader’s attention right from the start is the most important part of storytelling; but knowing how and where to begin a novel can be daunting. Help is at hand this Sunday, Oct. 21, when novelist Deborah Reed visits Newport for a...

State your interest in Oregon’s poet laureate
State your interest in Oregon’s poet laureate

Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford will visit the Oregon Coast on Thursday, Oct. 18, for a special appearance at Tillamook County Pioneer Museum.

Stafford is the founding director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College...

Check out ‘America’s Librarian’ in Nehalem
Check out ‘America’s Librarian’ in Nehalem

Tickets are now on sale for an event that will see Oregon Public Broadcasting presenter April Baer interview “America’s Librarian” Nancy Pearl in Nehalem on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Baer, the host of OPB’s “State of...

The leaves are turning as readers check in for Dark & Stormy Nights
The leaves are turning as readers check in for Dark & Stormy Nights

The unmistakable chill in the air means fall is on the way, and with it another celebration of the thrill that accompanies curling up on a foul night with a good book.

Now in its 15th year, the Dark & Stormy Night series brings mystery...

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