Celebrate Oregon Author Molly Gloss
Posted By: Liz Goodrich
Date Posted: 3/1/2009
Deschutes Public Library is pleased to celebrate Oregon author Molly Gloss during the month of March with a series of programs and readings as part of the Celebrate Oregon Authors project. The programs are free and open to the public.
Molly Gloss, a fourth-generation Oregonian, lives in Portland. In 1996 she was the recipient of a prestigious Whiting Writers’ Award. Her novel The Jump-Off Creek
is a Pacific Northwest classic, a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, and winner of the Oregon Book Award and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. The Dazzle of Day
, a novel of the near future, received the PEN West Fiction Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book. Wild Life
, set in the woods and mountains of Washington State at the turn of the twentieth century, won the James Tiptree Award. The Hearts of Horses
, recently released, takes place during the winter of 1917 among the farms and ranches of Eastern Oregon, and has already garnered widespread attention and praise in the national press.
For a full list of programs and an extended bio of Gloss, click here.
People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.