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Including Mira Jacob, Emily Levesque, Joe Wilkins, and more: ten Oregon literary events

Including Mira Jacob, Emily Levesque, Joe Wilkins, and more: ten Oregon literary events

There are ten literary events that have been ties to Oregon from January 15 to 21.

Against the Odds: True Stories of Underdogs, Longshots, and Unlikely Heroes, is a one book, a one Beaverton event that is tied to the selection in 2022, or Jess Walter's historical novel .

Alafair Burke discusses her new novel, , with author Janelle Brown and Angie Kim. 6 p.m. Jan. 17, via Powell's Books.

Sheryl Murray, an illustrator in Portland, presents her work in Jayne Pillemer's picture book, about grief and loss, from January 18 to January 18.

Michelle Tam, a cookbook writer and recipe developer, discusses her latest cookbook, , co-authored with Henry Fong, and with Gregory Gourdet, a Portland chef and a cookbook author. 5 p.m. Jan. 18, via Powells Books.

Paul Pastor and Joe Wilkins of Oregon have presented their work. Pastor's most recent book, , is a poetry collection that focuses on joy, sadness, and transformation. Wilkins was nominated for the Oregon Book Award for Poetry for (if you prefer fiction, dont miss his poot). 7 p.m. Jan. 18, via Literary Arts.

Emily Levesque, a Astronomer, discusses her book with Jonathan McDowell of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. 5 p.m. Jan. 19, via Powell's Books.

Nnedi Okorafor, a Nigerian American fantasy writer, has spoken out about , the third book in her Nigerian American fantasy series, and filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu. 5 p.m. January 20, via Powell's Books

Mira Jacob, the artist-author of Multnomah County Librarys Everybody Reads selection, , presents a workshop on Drawing Conversations. 18 p.m. January 20

Stevan Allred, Molly Gloss, Fonda Lee, Sonia Orin Lyris and Ben Parzybok, all contributed to , to a trivia night/literary event. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20, via Books in Common NW.

Bobbie Calhoun, Benjamin Gorman, and Carter McKenzie have collaborated on the Maude Kerns Art Center, located at 18th Street, in Eugene. Admission: Suggested donations of $3 per person, $5 per family. Gorman, McKenzie, and Kathleen Caprario have been together for the first time since the 18th century.

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