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Springfield Celebrates Authors 2021 - Oregon Book Award Authors 2021

Springfield Celebrates Authors 2021 - Oregon Book Award Authors 2021

Join the five 2021 Oregon Book Award finalists for the Ken Kesey Award as Springfield Celebrates Authors.  Authors Chelsea Beiker (Godshot), Genevieve Hudson (Boys of Alabama), Mark Savage (Fictional Film Club), Vanessa Veselka (The Great Offshore Grounds) and Lidia Yuknuvitch (Verge) will all appear at a special  online reading at 2 p.m., Saturday  April 17. Literary Arts Director of Programs for Writers, Susan Moore said “Literary Arts is thrilled to honor these Oregon authors as part of this year’s Oregon Book Awards. We are excited to be partnering with the Springfield Public Library to present these authors.”  Springfield Public Library Director, Emily David, said “Springfield Celebrates Authors has already highlighted local authors Bill Sullivan, Kim Johnson and Suzi Prozanski this year and we can’t wait to host these authors from further afield as well.”  The events highlighting ‘Hiking Trails of the Pacific Northwest’ and ‘Brigadoon of the Sixties’ are also available now on the Springfield Public Library YouTube channel.

Oregon Book Award finalists were selected by a panel of out of state judges with winners being announced on the Literary Arts radio show, The Archive Project, on OPB on May 2nd.

Springfield Celebrates Authors is an annual series presented by the Springfield Public Library highlighting local, national and international authors. 

All events are free and open to the public.


What: Springfield Celebrates Authors: Ken Kesey Award Finalists

When: 2 p.m., Saturday, April 17

Where: ONLINE https://zoom.us/j/94136199868?pwd=R3doR3BzSjBHcFNtaS9sZ0ZWSlQwZz09

Additional Information: Mark Riddle, (541) 726-2238, mriddle@springfield-or.gov

Saturday, April 17, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
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Event Organizer

Mark Riddle

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