7:30 PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Press Club
2621 SE Clinton, Portland
$5.00 Suggested Donation

—Timothy Schell is the winner of the Mammoth Book Award for Prose for his novel The Drums of Africa (2007), the co-author of Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Fiction and Poetry (2007), and co-editor of the anthology A Writer’s Country (2001). His fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Award and won the Martindale Award for Long Fiction. He teaches literature and writing at Columbia Gorge Community College in Hood River, Oregon. The Memoir of Jake Weedsong, the 2010 Finalist for the AWP Award for the Novel, was published by Serving House Books in August, 2011.

—Ronald Talney was born in British Columbia but has lived in Oregon most of his life. He is an attorney retired from a private, non-profit legal aid program. He has recently published a novel, Nockers Up!, a satiric thriller from Inkwater Press and a memoir, The Archives of Silence, from West Virginia University. In addition he has published a juvenile mystery novel, The Ghost of Deadman’s Hollow, from University Editions, and five books of poems, most recently, A Secret Weeping of Stones, New and Selected Poems, from Plain View Press (2010) as well as numerous articles, personal essays, and individual poems in a variety of journals, literary magazines, newspapers and quarterlies. He lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon with his wife, Linnette.

Mountain Writers Series
2804 SE 27th Avenue, #2
Portland OR 97202
pdxmws@mountainwriters.org www.mountainwriters.org

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