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Eugene poet's work to be

featured on NPR program

Eugene poet Ingrid Wendt will be featured twice this month on Garrison Keillor's daily National Public Radio spot, ``The Writer's Almanac.''

On Wednesday, the "Prairie Home Companion" host will read ``Starting From Scratch'' from Wendt's first book of poetry, "Moving the House." And on Feb. 27, he will read "Prego" from her newest book, ``Surgeonfish.''

``The Writer's Almanac'' airs weekdays at 8:15 a.m. on KRVM 1280-AM and at 10 a.m. on KOAC 550-AM.

Also, Wendt will join Bandon poet Candice Favilla in a reading at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St., at 4 p.m. Feb. 26.

Two poets featured

at library reading

Adrian Matejka and Stacey Lynn Brown will read their poems Tuesday as part of the Eugene Public Library Windfall Reading Series. The free event is at 7 p.m. at the downtown library, 100 W. 10th Ave.

Matejka's first collection of poems, ``The Devil's Garden,'' won the 2002 New York/New England Award from Alice James Books. Brown, from Atlanta, wrote poems about living in - and away from - the South in a book-length manuscript, "Song of The Knock-Kneed Grit."

Author to speak at Japanese-American event

Author Bob Kono will be among speakers Tuesday at Lane Community College's Japanese-American Remembrance Day. The event, sponsored by the college's Reading Together Project, will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 226 of LCC Building 19.

Awards

Judith Berg - The Eugene writer is a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award winner for her 2005 natural history, "The Otter Spirit."

Events

SATURDAY

"Skidoo" - Tsunami Books screens the classic Groucho Marx film. 7 p.m., 2585 Willamette St. Donations suggested.
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