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.
Judith Berg - The Eugene writer is a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award winner for her 2005 natural history, "The Otter Spirit."
"Skidoo" - Tsunami Books screens the classic Groucho Marx film. 7 p.m., 2585 Willamette St. Donations suggested.
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Feb 19, 2006|
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