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“Wrinkle” events to in-crease
“Wrinkle” events to in-crease

Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library will kick off its two-week celebration of “A Wrinkle in Time” this Sunday, May 20, with a talk on the importance of children’s books from Jennifer “Library Girl”...

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Plots going on, in Manzanita
Plots going on, in Manzanita

Novelist Rene Denfeld knows how to keep readers turning the page, and she will share her secrets in a Manzanita writing workshop this Saturday, May 19.

In “Writing an Exciting Plot,” Denfield will show how to craft the kind of...

Lincoln City gets the Wrinkle treatment
Lincoln City gets the Wrinkle treatment

Driftwood Public Library has named “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeline L’Engle as the book for this year’s Lincoln City Reads.

Throughout May, the classic tale will be at the center of lectures, art and science projects,...

So, three authors walk into a library...
So, three authors walk into a library...

Newport Public Library will welcome three Oregon Book Award nominees for a series of readings on Thursday, May 3.

Lidia Yuknavitch, Elena Passarello and Omar El Akkad will all read from their nominated works starting at 7 pm at 35 NW Nye...

Poetry and ocean
Poetry and ocean

Portland author Wendy Willis will present the annual PoetryFest reading this Saturday, April 14, capping off this annual celebration of verse hosted by the Manzanita Writers’ Series.

Willis splits her time between her roles as mother,...

Don’t myth this
Don’t myth this

Tips for writers seeking to build an audience of diehard fans will be on offer this Sunday, April 15, when Jennie Komp of Myth Machine comes to Newport.

In a free workshop, Komp will show how writers of all levels can cultivate those first...

Author shares a moving story
Author shares a moving story

Author Karin Esterhammer will share her family’s tale of escaping the Great Recession by moving to one of the poorest neighborhoods in Vietnam when she visits Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library this Sunday, April 8.

“So...

Paging all readers
Paging all readers

Whether you are stocking up on paperbacks for beach reading or movies for a rainy afternoon, the Friends of Yachats Library Book Sale has a bargain for you this weekend.

Running from 10 am to 4 pm on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, this...

Healing Happens
Healing Happens

Newport’s Center for Health Education will welcome local author and inspirational speaker Avital Miller on Tuesday, April 3, for the launch of her first book, “Healing Happens.”

The book offers insight and inspiration from...

Liberals and the write wing
Liberals and the write wing

A workshop on how writers can tackle family politics will be on offer this Sunday, March 18, when the Willamette Writers coast branch welcomes Jenny Forrester to Newport.

Forrester, author of “Wide River, Narrow Sky,” will look at...

Declare your interest
Declare your interest

A nightmarish vision of America torn apart by civil war will fill Manzanita’s Hoffman Center for the Arts this Saturday, March 17, when Omar El Akkad reads from his debut novel.

El Akkad’s dystopian “American War”...