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Join us Friday, March 10th at 7 p.m. for the 5th Annual Writers Read Celebration. If Ernest Hemingway arrived on the North Coast, what would he say? Talented writers from across the region have all sorts of ideas. He might: ask why he left Cuba; tell stories and knock back a bourbon at the Driftwood Inn; recount how a boy reeled in a seagull; discuss fishing with a youngster at the library; or describe how a 12-step program member took flight as a crow. Join us in listening to writers share these and other stories. Come to the library for refreshments and company, or watch online as we celebrate writing, reading, and Hemingway!
Download a Writers Read Celebration Program HERE
2023 Writers Read Winners Journal
Darrell Clukey, Cannon Beach, Oregon: short story, “The Passing Visitor”
Celeste Deveney, Nehalem, Oregon: short story, “A Dog’s Tale”
Butch Freedman, Cape Meares, Oregon: short story, “An Old man Surfs”
Dian Greenwood, Portland, Oregon: short story, “On First Seeing”
Craig Allen Heath, Longview, Washington: short story, “Papa at Cannon Beach”
Marc Imlay, Longview, Washington: short story, “The Young Boy and the Seagull”
Eve Marx, Seaside, Oregon: short story, “Nothing’s Going to Happen”
Steven Mayer, Cannon Beach, Oregon: short story, “Hemingway at the Beach”
Russell Myers, Vancouver, Washington: short story, “The Library”
Jennifer Nightingale, Astoria, Oregon: poems, “Papa’s Bindlestiff” and “Eel Grass”
Steve Price, Portland, Oregon: short story, “Leaving Cuba”
Scott T. Starbuck, Vancouver, Washington: poem, “Salmon Prophet”
L Swartz, Wheeler, Oregon: short story, “12-Step Famous”
James A. Tweedie, Long Beach, Washington: short stories, “Castaway” and “Birthday at the Beach”
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