Member News

FOM Member Wins Scholarship for Mystery Writing

New York, NY – Mystery Writers of America announces the recipients of the 2012 Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing: Martha Ragland of Portland, OR, and Shizuka Otake of Jackson Heights, NY. Each will use her $500 scholarship award to offset tuition for...

Canby Authors Fair

Featuring many writers from the NW region, Canby Author’s Fair is an opportunity to celebrate the Northwest’s rich literary tradition for book lovers of all ages! April 28th, from 11 – 3 pm.

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Bloody Thursdays

Our 2020-2021 Season opens on October 1st on Zoom with Robert Dugoni, the winner of the 2020 Spotted Owl Award. Our November speaker is Robert Donnelly, author of Dark Rose: Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland. In 2021 we welcome authors S.A. Cosby, James DF Hannah, Chris Holm, and Katrina Niidas Holm, and Cara Black.

For 2020-2021, Bloody Thursdays will be hosted online with Zoom. Sign-up for our newsletter to get more details.