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Central Oregon literary events

Attention, book lovers! Support local literary culture by attending workshops, author presentations and classes offered this week (and every week) at various shops and libraries in Central Oregon.

thursday 16

Bob Welch—author presentation

Cascade Summer: My Adventure on Oregon's Pacific Crest Trail. A second reading will be held at Paulina Springs in Sisters, 252 W. Hood Ave., on Friday, May 17. Both events at

6 pm. Paulina Springs Books, 422 SW 6th St. Redmond. $5. Refund upon purchase of the book.

friday 17

Paulann Petersen—writing workshop

Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen teaches a workshop titled, "Downstream: Writing with the Current." 1 pm. Crook County Library, 175 NW Meadowlakes Dr., Prineville. Free.

saturday 18

Matheu Desilva—author presentation

Reading from The Accidental Snake Thief, a young adult novel. 5 pm. Dudley's Bookshop Café, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Free.

Intro to Self-Publishing—workshop

Karen Gilden covers traditional publishing, POD, e-books and marketing. 11:30 am. Sisters Park & Recreation, 1750 West McKinney Butte Rd., Sisters. $60.

Steven Weaver—author presentation

Book signing of The Vault: A Journey of Discovery, a young adult novel. 3 pm. The Kilns Bookstore, 550 NW Industrial Way, #44. Free.

sunday 19

Writing From Your Bones: Discovering Your Story—workshop

A workshop for women looking to learn to share their written stories. 5 pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St., #6. $25.

monday 20

Bill Fletcher Jr.—author presentation

Reading from They're Bankrupting Us!: And 20 Other Myths about Unions. 2 pm. Dudley's Bookshop Café, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Free.