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23rd Annual Oregon Book Awards
Gerding Theater at the Armory
Portland, OR
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23rd Annual Oregon Book Awards
Join Literary Arts' annual celebration of the state's most accomplished published writers in the genres of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, and young readers literature.

Tom Bissell will host the ceremony. Tom Bissell is the author, most recently, of The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam, which was selected as one of the best books of the year by the Chicago Tribune, Salon, and the Christian Science Monitor. His other books include Chasing the Sea, and God Lives in St. Petersburg. He lives in Portland and teaches in the MFA program at Portland State University.

A cash-bar reception and book signing will follow the ceremony.

Ticket types:
$17 - General Admission to the 2009 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony

$25 - General Admission to the 2009 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony - this price includes your ticket and a contribution to the Oregon Book Awards program

$50 - Patron ticket to the 2009 Oregon Book Awards Ceremony. This price includes premium seating at the Gerding theater and a contribution to the Oregon Book Awards program.

Sponsored by the Oregon Cultural Trust and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Gerding Theater at the Armory
128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
United States



Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


Owner: Literary Arts
On BPT Since: Jul 14, 2008
Jennifer MacGregor

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