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The Forgiven
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Between the World and Me
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Last Bus to Wisdom
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The Long Way Home
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Event date: 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Come visit us during First Friday in Multnomah Village.

For your browsing enjoyment, we'll be serving wine. Plus, we'll be giving away great prizes for our monthly drawing. Drop by Annie Bloom's anytime after 6:00 on Friday night and register to win!

This week's prizes:

$24.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

One lucky adult will win: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates


$15.99
ISBN: 9780385386609
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2015

And our kids prize is: Voyagers 1: Project Alpha by D.J. MacHale PLUS a "Top-Secret Mission Brief" that comes in a sealed envelope.


Event date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of short readings from eleven contributors to The Timberline Review.

Willamette Writers has launched Oregon's newest literary journal, The Timberline Review. The debut Summer/Fall issue features 180 pages of short fiction, creative nonfiction, essays and poetry from 46 writers from the Northwest and beyond, including Brian Doyle, Debra Gwartney and Robert Vivian. Editors Peter Field and Pam Wells founded The Timberline Review to help Willamette Writers celebrate the organization's 50th anniversary this year.

The evening's readers:

Brittney Corrigan is the poetry editor for the online journal Hyperlexia: poetry and prose about the autism spectrum.

Jack Estes is the author of A Field of Innocence and A Soldier's Son, which is scheduled for release in the fall of 2015.

Jennifer Foreman is working on a full collection of poems that deal with the grief process.

Rick George writes full time from his home on a remote mountain road in the Washington Cascades.

Christa Kaainoa is a teacher, poet, rock climber, feminist, activist, life enthusiast and life-long Oregonian.

Jill Kelly's memoir Sober Truths: the Making of An Honest Woman was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.

Jennie Kiffmeyer is a performer and writer whose plays have been staged in New York, Chicago, and Indiana.

Sherri Levine left the harsh winters of upstate New York to teach college-level ESL in Portland.

Liz Nakazawa edited the poetry collection Deer Drink the Moon: Poems of Oregon.

Kate Ristau is an author and folklorist whose YA novel, Shadowgirl, was published in May.

Steve Theme is a journalist and author whose memoir, Asphalt Asylum, will be released in October.