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Locating Oregon Authors
Oregon Authors is an online bibliography of works by authors residing in Oregon created by the Oregon Authors Committee of the Oregon Library Association.
Northwest Literary Sites
"Literary Arts is a community-based nonprofit literary center located in downtown Portland, with a 28-year history of serving Oregon’s readers and writers. Our programs include Portland Arts & Lectures, one of the country’s largest lecture series and Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships, which celebrates Oregon’s writers and independent publishers."
Northwest Book Lovers (NWBL)
"Northwest Book Lovers is a blog by and about authors, librarians and independent booksellers in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington." NWBL is produced by the the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.
Books Written by Northwest Authors or Books about Northwest Topics
The Book Bin
A wonderful independent bookstore conveniently located in downtown Salem selling used and new books. The Book Bin also has puzzles, cards, and other gift items plus a lovely store cat named Rose!
A quirky bookstore selling used and new books of all kinds but with an especially strong selection of fantasy/science fiction.
The Willamette Store
The Willamette Store is the on-campus bookstore.
"Powell's Books is an independent bookseller serving Portland, Oregon, since 1971. Powell's Books is a cornerstone of the community and continues to operate as a third-generation family-owned business." There are a few different locations but the main store on Burnside is a book lover's dream--not to be missed if you're in Portland.