The Robleda Company has published a new novel set in the Bend, Prineville, Portland and Sunriver area telling the story of a widely despised man found dying on his back deck by the hero of the book Dan Martinez, an intense young man with no training in detective work and only a limited knowledge of…

Central Oregonian Don Senecal has published a book that was specifically created to benefit those with physical disabilities and challenges such as age, weight and health-related challenges such as balance control, tremors, difficulty in moving, amputations and general restrictions of performing “normal” exercises one would encounter in a structured gym or training regimen. Exercising Between…

Poet and author Ellen Waterston announces released her fourth poetry title, Hotel Domilocos, published by Moonglade Press. A launch party was held on Thursday, June 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bend, celebrating the release with a reading, signings and refreshments. Hotel Domilocos includes poems set in Costa Rica and Central Oregon, as well…

Saturday, July 1, 1-4:30pm, 2pm presentation in Schoolhouse Finding the pioneer spirit, Jane Kirkpatrick’s writing truly makes her readers stop and realize how important our faith and friendships, relationships are in life. For fourty years, Kirkpatrick has opened the door to create stories with history in places we know in Central Oregon. She relates, with…

Naseem Rakha of Silverton, Oregon has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Waterston Desert Writing Prize. Her winning proposal, Searching for the Soul of Creation, was chosen by the judges for its quality of writing, unique perspective and meaningful contribution to the body of desert literature. Rakha will be honored at a reading…