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September 2019

A Cup of Holiday Fear Book Release Party

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winchester Inn, 35 S 2nd St
Ashland, OR United States
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Join local author Ellie Alexander at the historic Winchester Inn for the release of the 10th book in her bestselling Bakeshop Mysteries, A Cup of Holiday Fear. The book is set at the Winchester’s annual Dickens Dinners and includes scrumptious holiday recipes and a serving of murder. The event is free and open to the public. Books and special Bakeshop Mystery themed drinks available for purchase. Ellie will be signing books and Santa may even make an appearance.

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September Author Events at Bloomsbury Books

September 30 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on September 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 12, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 16, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 26, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 30, 2019 at 7:00pm

Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Thursday September 5th 7:00 pm Ann Southcombe author of Tales From Gorilla Girl: The Magic and Mystery of My Life with Animals Ann Southcombe's dedication and passion for animals has stretched over forty years and has taken her to the wilds of the Amazon, the undersea world of Hawaii, and the beautiful forested mountains of Oregon. During her career, she raised seven captive gorillas. An early pioneer who provided enrichment for captive animals, her name belongs on the same list…

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Bloomsbury Books September Author Readings

September 30 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 23, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 26, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 30, 2019 at 7:00pm

Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Thursday September 12th 7:00 pm Nancy Ashmead author of the novel New Moons This eco-sci-fi story features a reluctant young heroine born during a time of crisis within a star-ship Federation in a distant solar system. Power objects bestowed during the time of the Ascent from Earth awaken a latent prophecy, identifying Mellinar, just entering womanhood, as the Emissary, sending her on a voyage back to Earth. She returns to the Federation crystalized with clarity of purpose, endowed with additional…

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October 2019

A free Book Talk of Loss to Legacy: A stepping stone path to healing and transformation

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 635 Lit Way
Ashland, OR United States
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Join author Lily Myers Kaplan to discover a new relationship with death and loss and learn what the stepping-stone path offers to you or someone you love. Whether you are grieving the death of a beloved, lamenting cultural and planetary upheaval, or mourning the dissolution of a marriage, career, or  identity, this book will help you navigate its tumult. The evening will include storytelling and a synopsis of the stepping stone process of moving through mourning to find meaning, create…

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Authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey at Hanley Farm

October 5 - October 6
Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road
Central Point, OR 97502 United States
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  October 5 & 6 - Hanley Farm Scarecrow Festival Welcomes: Fermentation Authors Kirsten & Christopher Shockey!   Best-selling fermentation authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey will share their fruit pressing skills at the October Annual Scarecrow Festival at Hanley Farm. The Shockeys have co-authored several books, including the best-selling Fermented Vegetables, and share their passion with others as they teach worldwide, and host workshops on their 40-acre homestead in Southern Oregon. We invite you to meet the Shockeys, sample their…

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Author Thomas Doty at Gold Hill Library

October 12 @ 1:00 pm
Gold Hill Gold Hill, OR United States + Google Map

Storyteller Thomas Doty will present “Coyote, Columbus, and Beeson” on Saturday, October 12 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles Street. Admission is free to this all-ages event.   The performance begins in the “Old Time” when stories are new, and then explodes into Indian-White contact. Doty's presentation contrasts Native American and European world views, sheds light on the native people from their homelands, and tells the story of John Beeson, Oregon's first human rights activist during…

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Author Barbara Woster at Barnes & Noble

October 12 @ 2:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Rd
Medford, OR United States
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Book Signing Author, Barbara Woster to present her latest novel, 36 Hours.

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Author Maisey Yates Book Signing

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oregon Books & Games, 150 NE E St
Grants Pass, OR 97526 United States
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New York Times Best Selling Author Maisey Yates will have a book signing at Oregon Books and Games on 150 NE E st. Lauded as emotional, heartfelt, and visually empowering Maisey has sold over fifty books and is known around the world for her down home cowboy Romances set in a little Oregon community, not unlike our own Rogue Valley.If you like sexy, contemporary romance with hot cowboy heroes then you will love Maisey Yates!

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Author Connie Hart Book Signing

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oregon Books & Games, 150 NE E St
Grants Pass, OR 97526 United States
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Local Author Connie Hart began writing her first novel, the Pebble and the Man, in the 1980s. It is a story about a man's journey toward love and how life and relationships can both aid and hinder on that journey. It took over 30 years for Connie to finish but now, thanks to the encouragement of friends and family, she is able to share her novel with the world. Oregon Books and Games is thrilled to help Connie spread the…

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Author Talk With Sue Demarinis

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ashland Library – Gresham Room, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Local author Sue DeMarinis will read from and present her new novel The Station Master’s Wife: A Scandalous Life Exposed in the Gresham Room.

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Author Sue DeMarinis at Ashland Library

October 20 @ 2:00 pm
Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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DeMarinis will talk about her new book, "The Station Master's Wife," at Ashland Public Library.

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Author Reading Dougie Lux

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Join author Dougie Lux for a reading from his new novel “The Motorcycle & The Molecule”. The book was inspired by a solo research expedition to explore alternative communities in Central America and transports readers from the deep wilderness of Oregon to the jungles of Costa Rica. Discover an array of unforgettable characters, unconventional communities and uncomfortable ceremonies in a story featuring Mayan rulers, mischievous beavers and mind-bending molecules!

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October Bloomsbury Author Events

October 28 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 21, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 28, 2019 at 7:00pm

Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Thursday October 3rd 7:00 pm Melissa Matthewson author of Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays Tracing the Desire Line follows a writer's journey of opening her marriage with her husband. The story—told through short memoirs, essays, lists, letters, and hybrid prose poems—is an intimate inquiry into one woman’s search for autonomy with detours into meditations on music, motherhood, religion, love, and wildness. Monday October 7th 7:00pm Journeys in Honor of Pride Week With Manyan Orescan Campos, Ann Southcombe and…

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November 2019

Author Paul Fattig

November 2 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on November 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

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Local author Paul Fattig will speak about his new book on Saturday, October 19 from 1:00–2:30 p.m. at the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles Street and again on Saturday, November 2 from 12 noon–1:30 p.m. at the Rogue River Library, 412 East Main Street.   Paul Fattig is the author of Madstone: The True Tale of WWI Conscientious Objectors Alfred and Charlie Fattig and Their Oregon Wilderness Hideout and Up Sterling Creek without a Paddle.   Paul’s grandparents homesteaded in…

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Author at Barnes & Noble

November 2 @ 2:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Rd
Medford, OR United States
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Georgia Cockerham signs her new books Murder Replete...for now, in addition to the two prior books in the Oregon Coast murder mystery series, Murder On The Oregon Coast and Murder On The Wind.

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One Dyke’s Theater by Terry Baum at Bloomsbury Books

November 7 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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About the event: Terry Baum and her editor, Carolyn Myers, will discuss and perform scenes from Terry's anthology One Dyke's Theater; a compilation of ten groundbreaking plays about lesbian lives, written from 1975 to 2014.  After the reading, Terry and Caroline will answer questions and Terry will sign copies of the book. About One Dyke's Theater: The ten plays in One Dyke’s Theater span 40 years of theater about lesbian lives, from absurd farce to gripping historical drama.  Terry Baum’s Dos Lesbos (1981) inspired the first anthology of lesbian…

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Author Talks at Bloomsbury Books in November

November 21 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 7:00pm

Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Monday November 11th 7:00 pm Fred Grewe author of Time to Talk About Dying: How Clergy and Chaplains Can Help Senior Adults Prepare for a Good Death This book gives advice on how to strengthen relationships, find meaning in life and feel comfortable approaching life's final chapter. It guides clergy and chaplains through how to effectively conduct "Soul Legacy" projects, in which older people reflect on what they want to leave behind for their loved ones and how they want…

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December 2019

Fall Storytelling with Hazel

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Geos Institute (formerly Headwaters Bldg), 84 4th St
Ashland, OR United States
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Fall Storytelling with Hazel: The Practice of the Wild Geos Building, 84 - 4th St., Ashland By peering into the wide planetary news and accumulated local visioning, we will sketch transition scenarios. We will report on steps taken locally so far, tell story/visions of how to facilitate the return of Salmon and Fire, and encourage simple living in harmony with Nature. For the past decade, Hazel aka Tom Ward has been offering a storytelling in the late fall, spinning a…

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Local Author Fair

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Support and celebrate local literary culture by interacting with more than 60 successful local authors during this free event. Attendees can purchase signed books as unique gifts for the holidays, listen to short readings and talks by authors and publishers throughout the afternoon, and enjoy free prize drawings to win books donated by participating authors every half hour. "I love the Local Author Fair!” said Susanne Severeid, author of Mocha Musings: Reflections on Life, Love, and Chance Encounters. “Our local…

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Gold Hill Writer’s Critique Group

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Second Wednesdays monthly
Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardenelles St
Gold Hill, OR United States
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The Gold Hill Library will host a new Writer’s Critique Group on the second Wednesday of each month beginning March 14 at the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles Street. The Writer’s Critique Group is open to eight writers of any genre with a work in progress. Participants must be willing to present their own writing for a gentle supportive critique, as well as provide the same to fellow writers. Group members commit to reading 5 pages per month of each group member’s work (up…

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