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CANCELLED - Writers Working: Office Hours with Karen Thompson Walker

Monday, January 13, 2020
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Downtown Bend Library
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The Dreamers
*This event has been CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Get one-on-one coaching with Writer-in-Residence Karen Thompson Walker.

Participants will spend 30 minutes with Karen reviewing their previously submitted work sample. Please submit up to five pages of fiction (in any genre) by January 2. The opening section tends to work best in this context, but you are welcome to submit any five pages of fiction. No cover letter or synopsis necessary, but please note if the sample is from a larger work or is a stand-alone such as a short story.

Sign ups are required. Reserve a spot by calling (541) 312-1063 or emailing Paige at

Karen Thompson Walker is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels, "The Dreamers," which has been optioned for television by Fox 21 and is a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice pick, and "The Age of Miracles," which was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, an Indies Choice Award, and a Goodreads Choice Award and named one of the best books of the year by Financial Times, Publishers Weekly, People, O., The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon. Her work has been translated into 27 languages. Her TED Talk about fear and the imagination has been viewed more than 2 million times. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Oregon. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Portland, Oregon.

Karen Thompson Walker
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Adult Program
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Karen Thompson Walker
Paige M. Ferro | | 541-312-1063