Mountain Writers Series

 

 

 

Mountain Writers is delighted to announce that our third-Wednesday reading series is moving to two terrific new locations. Watch our web page for announcements about upcoming events at Vie de Bohème (SE 7th & Clay, just off Hawthorne) and Floyd's Old Town (118 NW Couch) -- beginning this spring. Watch also for our events at TaborSpace (5441 SE Belmont) and at the Concordia University library in NE Portland. 

 

 

June 2015
 
Mountain Writers Series at Vie de Bohème
presents a reading featuring

 

Pete Fromm & Michael McGregor
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
at 7:30 PM

 

Vie de Bohème
SE 7th & Clay on Portland's Distillery Row
1530 SE 7th Avenue, Portland 97214

 

Suggested donation $5

Pete Fromm is a five-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Literary Award for the novels If Not For This, As Cool As I Am and How All This Started; for his memoir, Indian Creek Chronicles; and for a story collection, Dry Rain. He is the author of four other short story collections and has published over two hundred stories in magazines. A core faculty member at Pacific University’s Low Residency MFA Program, he has a degree in wildlife biology from the University of Montana and worked for years as a river ranger in Grand Teton National Park. He lives with his family in Montana.

 



Michael McGregor is the author of Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax, (forthcoming September, 2015). His essays, stories and poems have appeared inThe Seattle Review, Story Quarterly, The Crab Orchard Review, The South Dakota Review, Image, Weber: The Contemporary West, Poets & Writers, and Poetry. The recipient of writing awards from Oregon Literary Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, and Image literary journal, he teaches nonfiction writing in the MFA program at Portland State University, where he has received the John Eliot Allen Award for Outstanding Teaching four times. A former editor and journalist, he serves on the Advisory Committee for the Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships.

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