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Sunday, October 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Introducing Four Unique Debuts from Independent Publishers

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Four debut authors across various genres (essayist, short fiction, novelists) discuss their experience of working with independent publishers to get their first book published and out into the world.

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Chloe Eudaly

Bio: | Chloe Eudaly is a bookseller, publisher, writer, and event organizer who lives and works in Portland, Oregon. She is the owner of Reading Frenzy, a specialty bookshop/gallery devoted to independent, small press, and self-published literature, and Show & Tell Press, a small publishing venture that aims to bring previously self-published titles to a broader audience. She is also the co-founder of the Independent Publishing Resource... Read More →

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Michael Heald

Bio:Michael Heald is the publisher of Perfect Day Publishing. His debut essay collection, Goodbye to the Nervous Apprehension, was one of the Willamette Week's Best Books of 2012. His work has appeared in Runner’s World, the LA Review of Books, Propeller Quarterly, Silk Road Review, Volume 1 Brooklyn, and other publications. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit him online.Goodbye To The Nervous ApprehensionAcross eleven essays, Michael... Read More →
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Cari Luna

Bio:Cari Luna received an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. Her short fiction has appeared in failbetter, Avery Anthology, PANK, and Novembre Magazine. New York-born, she now lives in Portland, OR. Find her online and on Twitter.The Revolution of Every DayOn May 30, 1995, the NYPD rolled an armored tank down East 13th Street, evicting squatters from two buildings. With gritty prose and vivid descriptions, Cari Luna’s debut... Read More →
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Eliot Treichel

Bio: | Eliot is a native of Wisconsin who now lives in Eugene, Oregon. His debut story collection, Close Is Fine, published by Portland's Ooligan Press, showcases life’s private reflections through plights of family, fidelity, and friendship. Peter Rock (The Shelter Cycle, My Abandonment) said of the stories, "[They] could not be so funny if they weren’t also so sad, and their energy is always tempered by a narration of... Read More →
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Lucie Wilk

Bio:Lucie Wilk is a medical doctor and author. Her short fiction has been nominated for the McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize Anthology, long-listed for a CBC Canada Writes literary prize, and appeared in Descant, Prairie Fire and Shortfire Press. She is an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. She grew up in Toronto, completed her medical training in Vancouver, and now lives with her husband and... Read More →


Sunday October 6, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Mac Store Stage OCC, D-137

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