(Elizabeth Woody, Jarold Ramsey, and Kim Stafford  | Photos courtesy of COCC) Kim Stafford, Oregon’s poet laureate and the director of Lewis & Clark College’s Northwest Writing Institute, is bringing his poetry to Central Oregon, together with Elizabeth Woody, past poet laureate of Oregon, and Madras poet Jarold Ramsey, as part of Central Oregon Community…

From rich and colorful children’s picture books to diverse stories of challenge and empowerment in young adult (YA) fiction, today’s youth literature blurs genre boundaries and appeals to people of all ages. In fact, approximately 55-percent of YA readers are adults (Bowker Market Research), and people of all ages read and collect picture books. It’s…

(Photo | Courtesy of Deschutes Public Library)  Deschutes Public Library proudly announces the 16th annual celebration of A Novel Idea…Read Together. Each year A Novel Idea brings together thousands of Deschutes County residents to read, discuss and attend a variety of free cultural and author events at the Library’s six locations and at partnering businesses. Programming…

The Story Set in the Fictional Town of Starfish Cove on the Oregon Coast Uncovers Family Secrets, Brave Girls & Spectacularly Bad Weather Dancing Moon Press announced The Sixth Storm, written by award-winning author Kim Cooper Findling and her teenage daughter, Libby Findling, releases March 1. This mystery, inspired by the unpredictable Coastal Oregon weather,…

New book (January 2019), Lake Chapala – Beneath The Surface – Considerations For Retiring in Mexico by local Redmond Author Bill Dahl hits #1 on Amazon – New Releases – Senior Travel. What motivated you to write this book? “Where should I retire?” It‘s a common question in North America as Baby Boomers contemplate how…

Deschutes Public Library Foundation reveals the book at annual public celebration in Bend Deschutes Public Library is pleased to announce Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon as the 2019 “A Novel Idea…Read Together” selection. The book, written by best-selling author Robert Kurson,…