Sarah Winnemucca
Sarah Winnemucca (born Thocmentony or Tocmetone, Paiute: "Shell Flower") (ca. 1844 – October 16, 1891) was a prominent female Paiute activist and educator; she helped gain release of her people ...
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Lawson Fusao Inada
Lawson Fusao Inada (born 1938 in Fresno, California) is an American poet and was the fifth poet laureate of the U.S. state of Oregon.
Born May 26, 1938, Inada is a third-generation Japanese Americ...
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Carola Dunn
Carola Dunn (born November 14, 1946) is a UK-born American writer. She began by writing historical romances but later switched to crime stories. Today she lives and works in Eugene, Oregon. The hero o...
Charles D. Alexander
Charles Dewey Alexander (October 27, 1897 – 1962) was an American children’s writer of short stories and novels.He was born in Ponca, Nebraska. At the age of two, he moved to the Albany, Oregon area ...
Diana Abu-Jaber
Diana Abu-Jaber (Arabic: ديانا أبو جابر) is an American author and a professor at Portland State University. She was born in Syracuse, New York. Her father was Jordanian and her mother was American, d...
Reub Long
Reuben Aaron Long (1898–1974) was an Eastern Oregon rancher, author, and story teller. He was known throughout Oregon as a witty and wise cowboy philosopher. In 1964, he joined E.R. Jackman to write ...
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Jess Hartley
Christina K. (Jess) Hartley (born December 11, 1967) is an American novelist, writer, game creator, and editor.Hartley is the author of the novel Exalted: In Northern Twilight published by White Wolf ...
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Kate Wilhelm
Kate Wilhelm (born June 8, 1928) is an American writer.
Katie Gertrude Meredith was born in Toledo, Ohio, daughter of Jesse and Ann Meredith. Graduated high school in Louisville, Kentucky and work...
Raymond Carver
Raymond Clevie Carver, Jr. (May 25, 1938 – August 2, 1988) was an American short story writer and poet. Carver contributed to the revitalization of the American short story in literature during ...
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Shannon Applegate
Shannon Applegate is an American author, lecturer, and historian from the state of Oregon. Her works include Skookum: An Oregon Pioneer Family's History and Lore (1988) and Living Among Headstones: L...
Maxine Scates
Maxine Scates (Born 1949) is an American poet.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, she received a B.A. in English from California State University, Northridge, where she studied with the poet, Ann Sta...
Kyle Mills (author)
Kyle Mills (born 1966) is an American writer of thriller novels including Rising Phoenix, Fade, and The Second Horseman. Several of his books (Rising Phoenix, Storming Heaven, Sphere of Influence, F...
Steve Mason (poet)
Steve Mason (1949 in Brooklyn, New York – May 25, 2005) was a decorated United States American combat veteran of the Vietnam War and a critically acclaimed poet. His poem "The Wall Within" was r...
Sharan Newman
Sharan Newman (born April 15, 1949 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American historian and writer of historical novels. She won the Macavity Award for Best First Mystery in 1994.
Newman's father was ...
Mike Rich
Michael A. "Mike" Rich is an American screenwriter best known for his writing on sports-related films.
Mike Rich attended Oregon State University and was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity w...
Ernst Skarstedt
Ernst Teofil Skarstedt (April 14, 1857 - March 13, 1929) was a Swedish-American author, journalist and editor of Swedish language books and newspapers. He is most noted as the author of a three volum...
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Val R. Lorwin
Val R. Lorwin (c. 1907 – December 8, 1982) was an American civil servant, economist, and historian.
Lorwin was born in New York City, the son of Lewis Lorwin, a noted labor economist and Rose Stru...
David L. Robbins (Oregon writer)
David L. Robbins (born July 4, 1950) is an American author of English and Pennsylvania Dutch descent. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He has written over three hundred books under his own na...
M. K. Wren
Martha Kay Renfroe (born 1938) is an Oregon writer, author of mystery and science fiction under the penname M.K. Wren.Renfroe was born in Amarillo, Texas. Her work includes the "Conan Flagg" mystery ...
Herbert Titus
Herbert W. Titus (born October 17, 1937 in Baker, Oregon, is an American attorney, writer, and politician. He was a candidate for Vice-President of the United States in the 1996 U.S. presidential elec...
Justin Tussing
Justin Tussing is an American writer. Tussing was a graduate of the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop, where he held a Teaching/Writing Fellowship. He later became a Fellow at the Fine Arts Work ...
Nicholas D. Kristof
Nicholas Donabet Kristof (born April 27, 1959) is an American journalist, author, op-ed columnist, and a winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. He has written an op-ed column for The New York Times since Nove...
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