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November 14, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
100 W 10th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97401
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Windfall Reading

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

This month: writers Michael Copperman and Sharma Shields.

This month’s Windfall Reading will feature writers Michael Copperman and Sharma Shields.

Best known for his memoir, “Teacher: Two Years in the Mississippi Delta,” Michael Copperman writes acclaimed prose that has been published widely, including in The Oxford-American, The Sun, Boston Review, Salon, and others. He has received awards and fellowships including the Breadloaf Writer's Conference, Oregon Literary Arts, and the Oregon Arts Commission. He is currently completing a novel-in-stories, "Sparrow Wings."

Sharma Shields is the author of a short story collection, “Favorite Monster,” and a novel, “The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac.” Her next novel, “The Cassandra,” will be published in early 2019. Her work has appeared widely, including in The New York Times, Kenyon Review, and Iowa Review, and has garnered awards including the 2016 Washington State Book Award.

The Windfall Reading Series is presented in partnership by Eugene Public Library and Lane Literary Guild. Refreshments served at intermission.