Tag: Northwest Women Writers Symposium

2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Light reception 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March Panel with Ayana Mathis: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

Free & open to the public
6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Stories […]

Illegal Immigration, First-Person | Jefferson Public Radio

Reyna Grande garnered critical acclaim and awards for her first two novels. Then she turned her focus on herself for a memoir about her illegal
Source: Illegal Immigration, First-Person | Jefferson Public Radio
May 5, 2016—Jefferson Public Radio interviewed author Reyna Grande on the eve of her visit to the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium.

Immigrants’ struggle is really our struggle | Opinion | R-G

Source: Immigrants’ struggle is really our struggle | Opinion | Eugene, Oregon
In the midst of this political season’s hateful hullabaloo about building a higher wall, all of us whose ancestors came to this country from other lands must in good conscience challenge ourselves to consider the personal story — and to take a closer look […]

NWWS Panel “Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande

[ May 6, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande, Browsing Room, Knight Library.
This panel will focus on Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, featuring Reyna Grande reading sections from her work, with comments […]

NWWS keynote by Reyna Grande, “From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A Young Girl’s Journey to the American Dream”

[ May 6, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Downtown Eugene Public Library
10th and Olive
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401
Takes place during First Friday Art Walk
Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A young girl’s journey to the American Dream”

Keynote Reading & Talk with Reyna Grande followed by Q & A and book signing

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Lidia Yuknavitch wins two 2016 Oregon Book Awards

Lidia Yuknavitch at the 2012 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium / photo by Robert Hill Long.
Congratulations are due UO graduate Lidia Yuknavitch, who helped inaugurate the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium in May 2012 as a featured author at MemoirFest. Lidia, who earned her PhD in English at the University of Oregon, is the winner […]