Eastern Oregon Word Round-Up

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Join us October 3-5, 2014 at Pendleton in beautiful Eastern Oregon for the 2014 Eastern Oregon Word Round-Up!


  • Programs and readings - free to the public
  • 2-hour Workshops - free for teens, $25 ea. for adults
  • Children's writing workshops - free
  • & Art and Cultural Exhibits at the event venues: free admission to the museum at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute on Oct. 3, 4

Proceeds used to help bring community programs to public libraries in 17 rural counties

Event Locations:

Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
Conf. Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Wildhorse Boulevard

Pendleton Center for the Arts
218 N. Main Street

Date Time Location
Friday, Oct. 3 Afternoon Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
  Evening Pendleton Center for the Arts
Saturday, Oct. 4 Day time Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
  Evening Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
Sunday, Oct. 5 Morning Pendleton Center for the Arts

Our stellar line-up of presenters includes:

  • Lidia Yuknavitch (The Chronology of Water)
  • Lance Olsen (Architectures of Possibility)
  • and David Axelrod, Shaindel Beers, James Benton, John Bevis, Jennifer Boyden, Rebekah Burcham, Jeannette Capella, Kolin Craig, Barbara Drake, Kari Easton, Scott Elliott, Amelia Ettinger, Jill-Marie Gavin, Molly Gloss, Noel Hanlon, Bette Husted, Nancy Knowles, Roberta Lavadour, Caroline Le Guin, Ursula Le Guin, Nate Liederbach, Jack Lorts, Tom Madden, Robert Morrison, Katy Nesbitt, Wil Phinney, Justin Quaempts, Pamela Reese, poet laureate Peter Sears, Micki Selvitella, Alasdair Stewart, Robert Stubblefield, Tim Trainor, Rob Whitbeck, Karen Zacharias

2014 Main Event Sponsor: The Wildhorse Foundation

Hosted by Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO)