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
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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