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Oregon Book Award and Other Goings On

January 11, 2012

Mink coverSonny coverCongratulations to Brian Doyle and Glenn Anthony May, Oregon Book Award Finalists! Mink River is up for the The Ken Kesey Award for Fiction and Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in Oregon for The Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction. Timothy Egan hosts the awards ceremony on April 23rd in Portland. Click here for ticket information and to peruse the complete and impressive list of finalists. Don't forget to cast your ballot for the Readers’ Choice Award.

We've already bragged about our amazing cover designer, David Drummond, and OSU Archives has even created a flickr set of OSU Press covers designed by Drummond. The AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show—which is traveling the country and is on display in the Valley Library at Oregon State University through Jan. 18th—features examples of excellent book design from the scholarly publishing world. OSU Press’s The Lumberman’s Frontier is among the award-winners for cover design. Up the Capitol Steps cover

Portlanders: you have another chance to hear former Governor
Barbara R
oberts talk about her new book, Up the Capitol Steps,  this Friday, Jan. 13th, 7:30 p.m. at Powell's on Burnside.

Wading coverAnd Corvallis friends: have you ever wondered what it's like to study stream insects? OSU professor and editor Judith L. Li and contributors Norm Anderson, David Lytle, Deb Finn, and Mark Miller will share their stories during a reading and celebration of the publication of Wading For Bugs: Exploring Streams with the Experts on Wednesday, January 18th, at 7 p.m. at Grass Roots Books & Music, 227 SW 2nd, Corvallis.

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