Writers on the Edge welcomes writer Lydia Yuknavitch who authored the memoir The Chronology of Water, as well as a upcoming novel, Dora: A Headcase. Yuknavitch will appear for a reading March 17th, 7pm, at Newport’s Visual Arts Center at 777 NW Beach Drive, just south of the Nye Beach Turnaround.
Yuknavitch also produced three books of short stories: Her Other Mouths, Liberty’s Excess and Real to Reel. Yuknavitch teaches literature, writing, women’s studies and film in Oregon and is the editrix of Chiamus Press.
General admission is $6 at the door, students admitted free. Light refreshments are available.
Writers on the Edge welcomes Scot Siegel and Bette Husted April 14th, Elizabeth Eslami May 19th, Molly Gloss on June 21st and Sid Miller July 21st.
An opportunity for established or budding writers to read some of their own works is invited during “Open Mic” which follows the program intermission. The invitation extends to anyone in the audience to read, sing or recite original work for up to five minutes. Open Mic slots are available to the first ten writers who sign up. No pre-registration is required.