Writers’ Night at the Springwater Grange

  “Small Town Tales” is the theme for the fourteenth annual Writers Night, sponsored by The Estacada Area Arts Commission.   The event returns to the Springwater Grange at 7 pm, April 2nd. This year’s event will feature hosts Joanna Rose and Stevan Allred, novelist Robert Hill, and Helen Sinoradzki. Writers Night is free and open […]

“Work: An Evening of Stories”

“Work: An Evening of Stories” is the theme for the thirteenth annual Writers Night, sponsored by The Estacada Area Arts Commission.  The event returns to the Springwater Grange at 7 p.m., April 18. This year’s event will feature hosts Joanna Rose and Stevan Allred, novelist Mark Pomeroy, and memoirist and short story writer Jean Hart. […]

Late Night Debut

Authors Joanna Rose, Little Miss Strange, and Stevan Allred, A Simplified Map of the Real World, discuss Kate Gray’s debut novel, Carry the Sky, on Late Night Debut, a podcast series curated by Late Night Library and hosted by Amber Keller. Listen to the episode here. Stevan and Joanna are co-teachers at the Pinewood Table, […]

“Simplified” Authors at Annie Bloom’s Wednesday

PORTLAND – Ten years ago, at Portland State’s Haystack Summer Sessions writing program, three local authors challenged each other to use a “simplified” Rand McNally classroom world map in their fiction. Now, in honor of the publication of Kate Gray’s Carry the Sky, which features a simplified map chapter, all three will be reading from the resulting […]

Blurb: Joanna Rose

Joanna Rose is a beloved presence in the Portland and national literary scenes, due to her prowess as an author and also her former role as a bookseller at Powell’s. She’ll be reading with Kate Gray, and fellow Forest Ave author Stevan Allred, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Annie Bloom’s Books in […]