Downtown Bend: Writers Reading - Ellen Waterston

Ellen Waterston  Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 3/10/2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
 Ellen Waterston reads from her upcoming nonfiction manuscript.

Ellen Waterston will be reading an excerpt from her nonfiction manuscript titled High Centered, The Oregon Desert Trail as National Metaphor to be published by UW Press in 2020. The excerpt she will be reading from the book is also included in an anthology titled Edge of Awe, Experiences of the Malheur-Steens Country edited by Alan Contreras with a foreword by William Kittredge and illustrations by the late Ursula K. LeGuin. It will be released by OSU Press spring 2019.

Ellen Waterston is an award-winning high desert poet and author. She has published four poetry titles: Hotel Domilocos her most recent; also Vía Láctea; Between Desert Seasons; and I Am Madagascar. Her verse novel, Vía Láctea, she adapted to a libretto. Premiering in 2016 as a full-length opera, it is slated for a second staging in 2021. Her prose titles include Where the Crooked River Rises and Then There Was No Mountain. Her third nonfiction title, High Centered, is due out from UW Press in 2020. She’s the founder of the Writing Ranch, specializing in workshops and retreats for emerging and established writers, and of the Waterston Desert Writing Prize, annually recognizing a nonfiction proposal that examines the role of deserts in the human narrative.

Library: Downtown Bend Public Library    Find the Downtown Bend Public Library
Location: Brooks Room
Contact: Paige Ferro
Contact Number: 5413121063
Presenter: Ellen Waterston
Link: Where the Crooked River Rises