Friday, January 01, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Jan. 5th, 7 pm: William Stafford birthday celebration at the Newport Public Library (35 NW Nye Street, Newport, Oregon). Special presentation of Stafford's last recorded public reading. Attendees should also bring their favorite Stafford poem to read.

Jan. 5th, 7:30 pm: Christopher Hitchens, journalist and cultural critic, speaks as part of the Portland Arts and Lectures series. Hitchens was also a 2007 National Book Award nominee for God Is Not Great. Grab a seat at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall (1037 SW Broadway) in Portland. Tickets are $30.

Jan. 7th, 7:30 pm: Nonfiction writer Daniel Nester reads from his new humorous collection entitled "How to be Inappropriate" at Powell's on Hawthorne.

*More Stafford birthday celebrations in the coming weeks!

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