Tag Archives: Jackie Shannon Hollis

Partying in Portland!

We had an unbelievable turnout yesterday at the drop-by launch of Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life.  I invited contributors to stop by the Espresso Book Machine from noon to 1:30 to see the machine … Continue reading

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Portland Writing News That Makes Me Happy

Scott Sparling’s debut novel, WIRE TO WIRE, is racking up more wonderful reviews, including this piece touting its thrills and dark humor in Sunday’s Oregonian. That adds to the novel’s other excellent publicity, including raves from Kirkus, Playboy and a starred … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Local Writing Resource

I moved to Portland, Oregon, in September 2001, sight unseen, because I had heard about the city’s excellent coffee, independent bookstores and craft brewpubs. I also hoped to connect with other writers. Within the first few months, I discovered a … Continue reading

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