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Nicole Georges and Omar El Akkad Win Big at the Oregon Book Awards

The 31st annual event showcased the breadth and caliber of literature in this state.

05/01/2018 By Fiona McCann

Arts News

Literary Arts Announces 2018 Oregon Book Awards Finalists

From Portland to Ashland to Sisters, writers from across the state were shortlisted for the best local books.

01/31/2018 By Sarah Hutchins

Books

Literary Arts Announces Oregon Book Award Winners

Awards went to Tracy Daugherty, Walidah Imarisha, and Joyce Cherry Cresswell, among others. Read on for the full list.

04/25/2017 By Fiona McCann

BOOKS

Poetry and a Proposal at the 28th Oregon Book Awards

Readers, writers, lovers, fighters—there was something for everyone at the 28th Oregon Book Awards.

04/14/2015 By Fiona McCann

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: March 2014

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Ursula K. Le Guin to the Portlandia statue.

03/03/2014 Illustrations by Matty Newton

NOD TO NOSTALGIA

10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.

12/02/2013

Portland Pages

Slide Show: 2013 Oregon Book Awards Fundraising Dinner April 2013

Literary Arts presents the 2013 Oregon Book Awards

05/08/2013

Slideshow

Slide Show: Oregon Book Awards Fundraising Dinner

Literary Arts presents the 2013 Oregon Book Awards

05/08/2013

BOOKS AND TALKS

2013 Oregon Book Awards Madcap Recap

Storm Large is a literary tourist, Cheryl Strayed is Meryl Streep, Larry Colton is an a-hole, and Portland is the winner in the category of colorful literary characters.

04/09/2013 By Aaron Scott

BOOKS

2013 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Nominees include Cheryl Strayed, Storm Large, and Brian Doyle—twice. Ceremony takes place April 8.

01/07/2013 By Aaron Scott

Article

An evening with Portland Arts & Lectures

Novelist Pauls Toutonghi recounts last week’s Portland Arts & Lectures, which featured Elizabeth Strout and announced Oregon Book Award finalists.

01/28/2011 By The Culturegang