Oregon Legacy 2013: Keith Scribner

Starts:Sunday, January 06, 2013  3:00 PMEnds:Sunday, January 06, 2013  5:00 PM



Driftwood Public Library

801 SW Hwy 101 #201 Lincoln City, OR 97367

Event Description:

The series opens on January 6 when novelist Keith Scribner visits the library to read from and discuss his work. Scribner's third novel The Oregon Experiment was released in June 2011. The seriesheld on Sunday each week, concludes Jan. 27.

His two previous novels are The Good Life and Miracle Girl. The Good Life was selected for the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers series, and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Daily Beast, TriQuarterly, American Short Fiction, Quarterly West, The North Atlantic Review, the San Jose Mercury News, the Baltimore Sun, and the anthologies Flash Fiction Forward and Sudden Stories: The MAMMOTH Book of Miniscule Fiction.

He received both Pushcart and O'Henry Prize Honorable Mentions for his short story, "Paradise in a Cup". Scribner received his BA from Vassar College and MFA from the University of Montana. He was awarded Wallace Stegner and John L'Heureux Fellowships in Fiction at Stanford University, where he went on to teach in the Creative Writing Program as a Jones Lecturer. He currently lives in Oregon with his wife, the poet Jennifer Richter, and their children. He teaches in Oregon State University's MFA program.

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