Doreen Gandy Wiley announces publication of anthology Jubilee

JubileeDoreen Gandy Wiley announces the publication of a new anthology, Jubilee, by the Portland Pen, the Portland Branch of NLAPW.

The 104-page volume is a collection of poetry, prose, and artwork by members or the Oregon chapter. Jubilee is available from Anne Price Yates, editor, for $8, AHPyates@yahoo.com, as well as from Amazon.com.

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Revenge in Paris: 1st in the Noir Travel Story Series, by Valerie J Brooks

Valerie BrooksValerie J Brooks is the author of a new book, Revenge in Paris: 1st in the Noir Travel Story Series, a noir/mystery/suspense published by Noir & Blanc Publishing.

Revenge in ParisValerie J Brooks has launched Noir Travel Story Series with a free story “Revenge in Paris.” Each story of suspense and mystery is set in an exotic or ordinary place where Valerie has traveled and is told in classic noir style. Brooks includes “Back Pages,” the travel section where the reader can armchair travel to the settings in the story. The second story, “Portland Prey,” is set in Portland, Oregon. For more info go to www.valeriejbrooks.com

Buy Revenge in Paris

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Michael Coolen to Read His Prize-Winning Essay in England via Skype

Michael CoolenMichael Coolen read his winning essay in Brighton England via Skype, at December 4. Find out more at the Launch of Driftfish Magazine, ONCA Centre for Arts and Ecology, 14 St George’s Place, Brighton, England.

He read his winning essay “Why Whales Sing in D flat” at the launch of Driftfish Magazine by Zoomorphic.

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Fiddelee-dee & Company, a Fable for People of a Certain Age, by AJ Beauregard

Fiddelee-Dee & CompanyAJ Beauregard is the author of a new book, Fiddelee-dee & Company, a Fable for People of a Certain Age, a light fiction published by diomo square books.

Start with an aging cellist. Add a panoply of musicians: a pianist, violist, flutist, and one who plays the triangle. Stir in a combative mayor, a fair-minded librarian, upright citizens, and an unlikely plan to build a performance venue, and you have Fiddelee-dee & Company. Come to Elvira, a small town where nothing ever happens, and find out how Penelope’s Chamber Players turn the town into a buzz of infinite delight!

Buy Fiddelee-dee & Company, a Fable for People of a Certain Age

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Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors, including Mollie Hunt

Holiday Cheer Poster, Oregon Historical Society

Mollie HuntMollie Hunt will be at Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors, at noon Monday, December 5, 2016. Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors happens at Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97205.

49th Annual Celebration of Oregon Authors: For nearly 50 years, the Oregon Historical Society has celebrated the literary talents of Oregonians at this annual holiday book sale and signing. Meet your favorite author, and take home a personally signed book for the perfect local holiday gift. All authors who are invited to participate have published in the current year, and many will have multiple books available for sale.

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# Power of the Pen, Reading & Book Signing Series, featuring Mollie Hunt

Mollie HuntMollie Hunt will be at Power of the Pen, Reading & Book Signing Series, at 1:30 p.m. December 7, 2016. Power of the Pen, Reading & Book Signing Series happens at Courtyard Fountains, 1545 SE 223rd Ave., Gresham.

Here is the schedule for the event:

  • 1:30 p.m. — Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres
  • 2 p.m. — Presentation, followed by a book signing.

Mollie Hunt will read, sign, and answer questions about her Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series, her stand-alone mystery, Placid River Runs Deep, and anything else about cats. Books will be available for purchase, including a specially priced Crazy Cat Lady gift set, just in time for the Holidays.

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