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Roll up for marijuana book launch
Roll up for marijuana book launch

Newport author Michael Clark will recount his experiences working in the Northern California medical marijuana industry this Sunday, Nov. 18, at a launch party for his first book “The Quiet Blossom.”

The nonfiction work is a...

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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...

A chilling cold case
A chilling cold case

The case was closed, but for journalist Nancy Rommelmann the mystery remained — what made a mother want to murder her own children? Rommelmann will visit Manzanita this Saturday, Sept. 15, to read from “To the Bridge: A True Story of...

Making history
Making history

When were matchsticks invented? Did they have electricity? How much did a postage stamp cost? These are the kinds of details writers of historical fiction need to know. At the Sunday, Sept. 16, meeting of Willamette Writers’ coast branch,...

Ode to a tumor
Ode to a tumor

Author Kari Wergeland will visit Toad Hall in Yachats this Sunday, Sept. 2, to sign copies of her new book of poetry “Breast Cancer: A Poem in Five Acts.”

In January 2016, doctors discovered a suspicious mass in Wergeland’s...

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