Scalehouse Voices Presents: SUS Magazine: How to Start a Riot, an artist talk with Ruth Vernotico, founder of SUS Wednesday, May 15 5:30-6:30pm OSU-Cascades Ray Hall Atrium 1500 SW Chandler Ave., Bend, OR 97702 The founder of SUS Magazine, Ruth Vernotico will walk attendees through the daily practice they’ve developed over their 25+ years as…

(Tucker Malarkey) Calling all writers! Submissions for the tenth annual Waterston Desert Writing Prize close May 1, 2024. This prestigious award, a program of the High Desert Museum, celebrates proposals for outstanding literary nonfiction dedicated to the literal and figurative exploration of desert landscapes. This year’s winner will receive a $3,000 cash award and be…

(Photo courtesy of COCC) Click on course titles for details or call 541-383-7270. Generative Writing Workshop: Gods and Monsters Generative writing workshops provide time and space to create new work inspired by writing prompts, discussing craft, and sharing work. They stretch your writing practice by introducing new frameworks and forms, spark fresh ideas or dig…

(Graphic courtesy of Literary Arts) Thirty-seven Oregonians across seven genre categories were chosen as finalists by panels of out-of-state judges, from a total of 190 submitted titles. Winners were announced live at the 2024 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony, hosted by Kwame Alexander, at Portland Center Stage at The Armory on Monday, April 8, 2024. Since 1987 our Oregon Book…

Central Oregon’s Ellen Waterston has received the 2024 Stewart H. Holbrook Literary Legacy Award from Literary Arts. Presented annually to a person or organization in recognition of significant contributions that have enriched Oregon’s literary community, Waterston was honored at the Oregon Book Awards Ceremony on April 8 held at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. Praise…

Know Gardens throughout April Are you dreaming of a backyard bounty or looking to garden more sustainably? Join us as we sew, dig, and harvest for Know Gardens in April. Learn the fundamentals of water-wise gardening and explore Monet’s innovative landscapes. Deeply connect to the natural world with a forest-bathing experience and indulge in animal…

(Photo courtesy of COCC) Central Oregon Community College (COCC) is celebrating National Poetry Month with a poetry slam on April 12 and a student and alumni poets’ roundtable on April 25. Events are free and open to the public, with light refreshments provided. Visit barber.cocc.edu/poetry for complete details and to register for the slam. COCC’s…