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Category Archives: In the Press

Alum Attention

My book The Shifting Winds made the winter edition of the Oregon Stater, alumni magazine for Oregon State University graduates. That’s the magazine cover at right with the leaping OSU beaver. They didn’t do book cover photos for the article, the way they did for A Place of Her Own a couple of years ago, …

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Shifting Winds Recommended

I’m excited to announce that my new book, The Shifting Winds, has been recommended by the Oregon Quarterly, the University of Oregon alumni magazine. I just opened my Autumn 2016 edition and here it is in their “Bookmarks” section of new books by U of O alumni authors. What a delightful surprise! Here’s the magazine …

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Alum Magazine Recognition

My book got notice in the Winter 2015 issue of the Oregon Stater magazine for OSU alums. A nice surprise when you’re thumbing through a magazine that just arrived in the mail. I suddenly stopped turning pages. “Whoa! I know that book jacket.” Took me a moment to realize it’s an earlier version of the …

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In the Press

Martha’s book made the short list of recent books by University of Oregon alumni that “captured our imaginations,” as presented in the Autumn 2014 edition of Oregon Quarterly, the U of O magazine. Just happened to pick it up from the pile of magazines that came while I was gallivanting off to Kansas and Missouri. …

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Martha in the Magazine

Remember the interview for the magazine article that had me so excited last spring? The one for Woodland magazine? Well, the story just came out in the summer issue of this national trade magazine of the American Forest Foundation. Here’s the broad view: That’s me on the left above the book jacket of A Place …

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The Story

When I first told Scott Landfield about my book, A Place of Her Own, about my great-great-grandmother Martha, he suggested I contact Randi Bjornstad from the Eugene Register-Guard. As proprietor of Tsunami Books in Eugene, Scott keeps tabs on the book scene in Lane County. Following his advice I asked my publicist from Globe Pequot …

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A Mention in Register-Guard Column

Brian Juenemann gave the book and me a mention in his June 1 column in the Eugene paper, The Register-Guard. Brian is the marketing director for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association and a contributing editor for NWBookLovers.org. He writes a regular column for the Guard on the Pacific Northwest book world. He announced my signing …

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