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From Sherlock Holmes to Sam Spade to Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the list of famous detectives is endless.

And on Saturday, April 29, in Manzanita, author and publisher Matt Love will teach a workshop aimed at exploring the role of detecting...

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A trip down memoir lane
A trip down memoir lane

Renowned poet, essayist, memoirist and novelist Floyd Skloot will discuss the art of memoir when he appears in Newport this Sunday, March 19, as a guest of the Willamette Writers’ Coast Chapter.

Skloot’s books include the memoirs...

On the edge of something new?

Newport’s Writers on the Edge is seeking proposals from groups who would like to adopt the organization, which has been supporting writers and writing for 20 years.

The group’s popular monthly Nye Beach Writers series, which...

A novel with great a-peel
A novel with great a-peel

The experience of raising a transgender child will take center stage in Manzanita on Saturday, March 18, when Laurie Frankel reads from her new novel “This Is How It Always Is.”

The book tells the story of a family of five boys,...

Claiming a legacy
Claiming a legacy

The story of the first black woman to make a successful homestead claim in the Pacific Northwest is the centerpiece of a Black History Month event scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Newport High School.

The event, sponsored by the Newport Public...

Tales from the Trail

The rigors of pioneer life will take center stage this Sunday, Feb. 26, as the Willamette Writers’ Coast Chapter welcomes novelist Janet Fisher as its guest speaker.

Fisher, author of two historical novels based on settlers coming west...

The art of caring
The art of caring
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Respect his author-ity
Respect his author-ity

To some it might seem no more than a gaggle of foulmouthed nine-year-olds perpetually bundled in winter garb, but for award-winning author Arthur Bradford, “South Park” is quite the inspiration.

And this Saturday, Feb. 18, Bradford...

A regal revelation
A regal revelation

After a weeks-long teaser campaign, Driftwood Public Library has unveiled the book at the heart of the inaugural Lincoln City Reads event.

For two weeks, visitors to the library witnessed the gradual revelation of a promotional poster showing...

Reading in the rain
Reading in the rain

Readers throughout the Newport area will be cracking open copies of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” this winter as the community gears up for its 12th annual Newport Reads! event.

Hosted by the Newport Library Foundation, the...

Lots of authors to Tues from

Waldport’s Tuesday Writers group will read from an anthology of their best poetry, fiction and memoirs in a presentation at the Yachats Commons this Saturday, Feb. 11.

Prize-winning writers Ruth F. Harrison, Shirley Plummer, Sandra Mason,...