Carla Perry will be reading from her new novel, “Riva Beside Me: New York City 1963-1966” at the Nye Beach Writers‚ Series open mic this Saturday evening, August 18, at the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive. The show starts at 7 p.m. with the two featured writers: performance poets Leanne Grabel and Steve Sander.
The Nye Beach Writers‚ Series is a program of Writers On The Edge, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the literary arts education and enrichment of the general public and school students of Lincoln County. Readers as well as writers are welcome to this live culture event.
As founder of Writers On The Edge and the Nye Beach Writers‚ Series, and its volunteer director for 14 years, Perry received the Stewart Holbrook Special Book Award for her outstanding contributions to Oregon‚s literary community, and the Oregon Governor‚s Art Award for the quality and longevity of this literary program. Perry stepped down from the board in 2010 and now attends Writers’ Series event like any other audience member.
Nye Beach Writers’ Series
Saturday, August 18, 7 p.m.
Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive, in the Nye Beach area of Newport
Admission: $6; Students always admitted free