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Oregon Tavern Age

Oregon Tavern Age

Jim Harrison once wrote: “How can you experience the rich fabric of life in a locale without visiting the bars? The answer is, you can’t.” That statement is the editorial motivation for my latest book, Oregon Tavern Age. Oregon Tavern Age (OTA) is a ...
SHE-OREGON

SHE-OREGON

By Earl Mohr Ah, but when the Rain Blanket moored at The Dalles All that remained within her holds was perfume of an Essence that causes men to be lured to the earth, Much as they are to the tiny drop behind a lady’s ear. In his first volume o...
Alberta & the Spark

Alberta & the Spark

By Jennifer Nightingale In her charming debut novel Alberta & The Spark , Jennifer Nightingale presents an unforgettable character, 13-year old Alberta Evans, whose love of nature is as boundless as her belief in the goodness of all people. Set...
The Bonnie & Clyde Files

The Bonnie & Clyde Files

In 2017, at the age of 53, I experienced an extinction of self. For the first time in my life, I could not get a job, I was nearly broke, and I had no freedom of movement or conscience. I was an American outcast trapped in a labyrinth known as probation,...
The Gigging Life: Lessons Learned on the Literary Road

The Gigging Life: Lessons Learned on the Literary Road

It’s been a far out journey that featured special appearances by Maurice Lucas, Cheryl Strayed, Psycho Sailor, Oregon State Penitentiary, Ken Kesey, Vortex I, Ted Nugent, Legion of the Rock, Tom McCall, Jim Harrison, Beaver Man, Paul Newman and many m...
Rose City Heist

Rose City Heist

Rose City Heist unfolds in the languid pre-Portlandia era when Portland wasn’t a coffee or dog or bike or quirky indie rock city. It was a cheap gray town with nothing to do where you never waited in line for anything, especially not to eat breakfast. N...
A Nice Piece of Astoria

A Nice Piece of Astoria

He never even intended on writing a book. “The city’s wonders and eccentricities practically dragooned me into writing it,” said Love. “I’ve lived on the Oregon Coast for 18 years and written a lot about coastal subjects, but nothing has inspired ...
Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast

Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast

Dear Friends of Nestucca Spit Press and Oregon Literature: I used to think I was the expert on driftwood forts on the Oregon Coast. That is, until I met James Herman, who has taken it to a new dynamic level with his book, Driftwood Forts of the Oregon...
Of Walking In Rain

Of Walking In Rain

In October 2012, as the longest summer drought in recorded Oregon history finally gave way to the rainy season, author Matt Love decided to write a book in real time reflecting upon the state’s most famous cultural asset and what it means to live i...