Turnstone Books of Oregon, the Tuesday Writers, and the Friends of Waldport Library invite you to join local poets Jean Esteve and Ruth F. Harrison as they celebrate release of their new books on Sunday, November 24, at 2:30 p.m. in the Waldport Community Center.
Jean Esteve’s chapbook Off-Key was a finalist for last year’s Oregon Book Award in poetry. Her new full-length collection is called The Winter Sun. Of this volume, Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen has said, “Jean Esteve’s poems give us a wry, witty, darkly ironic music. . . . She becomes a winter sun, claiming as her own whatever catches and reflects some of her light.”
Ruth F. Harrison is the author of seven volumes of poetry and is founder of the Tuesday Writers. Last year she published a fine, big collection of poems in forms, How Singular and Fine, which has been nominated for an Oregon Book Award this year. Her brand new volume is called West of 101. Former Oregon Poetry Association president Sharon Roso says that here Ruth “knows, and relates, the secrets ravens tell.”Both poets will read from their work and books will be available forsale. Call 541-563-6263 for more information.