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March 2017
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Victor Lodato

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Victor Lodato discusses Edgar and Lucy

Edgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece—a stunning examination of family love and betrayal. Eight-year-old Edgar Fini has survived a terrible accident, of which he remembers nothing. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing […]

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Beckie Elgin

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Beckie Elgin discusses Journey: The Amazing Story of OR-7

All ages are invited to join author Beckie Elgin for a discussion about wolves and a reading from her book, Journey: The Amazing Story of OR-7, the Oregon Wolf that Made History.

After traveling thousands of miles, Journey settled in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest along […]

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Kate Riley

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Kate Riley discusses Launching Vee’s Chariot: An End of Life Tale

Author Kate Riley will read excerpts from her book, Launching Vee’s Chariot: An End-of-Life Tale. Kate encourages her audiences to raise questions about the intimate bond formed with Vee, her mother, as she neared the end of her life. As an international story consultant, […]

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Rabbi David Zaslow

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Rabbi David Zaslow discusses Reimagining Exodus – A Story of Freedom

The biblical Exodus is the most influential freedom story ever told. It has served as both an inspiration for Puritans, American revolutionaries, abolitionists, Mormons, the modern civil rights movement, and revolutionaries the world over. In Jewish tradition, the Exodus is also applied to the […]

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April 2017
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Stephen Gray

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Stephen Gray discusses Cannabis and Spirituality In the authoritative new book Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally, editor Stephen Gray and 17 other influential voices reveal the remarkable potential of cannabis as a spiritual medicine when used skillfully with intention. Stephen will speak about the key ideas in the […]

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Barry Kraft

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Poetry Reading with Barry Kraft Barry will be reading some of his favorite selections from centuries of poems that celebrate Nature and the natural world!

 

All events are FREE and open to the public.

Books available for purchase at the event or contact Bloomsbury at 541-488-0029 or bloomsburyashland@gmail.com to order a copy.

 

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Poetry Reading with Pepper Trail and others

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Poetry Reading with Pepper Trail, Amy Miller, Quinton Hallett, Laura LeHew, Catherine McGuire and Tim Whitsel The reading will feature contributors to a new anthology called The Absence of Something Specified. This collection contains variations on the broad theme of drought. According to the introduction, “Drought has become an everyday word, and as we cope […]

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Susan Conrad

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Susan Conrad discusses her book Inside : One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage

INSIDE: One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage is a Northwest story, about landscapes that are still rugged and untamed, about finding solitude in a world designed not to grant it, and about finding a strong connection to the natural environment, […]

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Applegate Poets

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Poetry Reading with The Applegate Poets –

Paul Tipton, Lynette Bullard, David Shiah, Beate Foit, Anna Elkin, Christen Weber and Tressi Albee

The Applegate Poets came together almost three years ago with the encouragement of Lawson Inada, former Poet Laureate of Oregon, who visited the Applegate Valley during Poetry Month in 2014. Some of the […]

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Carlos Reyes and Vince Wixon

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Poetry Reading with Carlos Reyes and Vince Wixon

Poet and translator Carlos Reyes lives in Portland, Oregon. He is a traveler and whether he journeys to Alaska, Ecuador, France, India, Ireland. Panama, or Spain, those travels inform his poetry. Latest publications: Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart (2012), Poemas de amor y locura / Poems of […]

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More of The Applegate Poets

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Poetry Reading with More of The Applegate Poets –

Lisa Baldwin, Jane Rubin, Haley May, Ni Aodagain, Diana Coogle, Joan Peterson and Kristi Cowles

The Applegate Poets came together almost three years ago with the encouragement of Lawson Inada, former Poet Laureate of Oregon, who visited the Applegate Valley during Poetry Month in 2014. […]

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Poetry Reading with Heather Altfeld and Others

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Poetry Reading with Heather Altfeld, Troy Jollimore and Allan Peterson

Heather Altfeld’s first book, “The Disappearing Theatre” won the Poets at Work Book Prize, selected by Stephen Dunn. Her poems appear in Narrative Magazine, Pleiades, ZYZZYVA, Poetry Northwest, and others. She won the 2015 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry with Nimrod International Magazine of Poetry […]

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May 2017
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Fonda Lee On the Craft of Writing

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Honest Talk: Fonda Lee On the Craft of Writing and the Process of Publishing

Fonda Lee is an award-winning author of science fiction and fantasy for teens and adults, most recently the teen novel EXO.

Fonda reflects on lessons learned and answers audience questions in this informal, honest Q&A session about the craft of writing […]

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Tough Girl

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Carolyn Wood author of Tough Girl: An Olympian’s Journey discusses her book

Tough Girl recounts two journeys taken almost sixty years apart. One is the coming-of-age story of a rambunctious and closeted Northwest swimmer during the 1950s as she learns to train, race, and ultimately compete for gold in the 1960 Rome Olympics. The […]

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Thriving

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Christopher Harding and Will Wilkinson discuss their book Thriving: In Business and Life

Thriving in Business and Life provides readers with valuable techniques, tools, and resource information to assist them in dramatically improving their personal or organizational culture and their performance. Seasoned with personal stories and memorable anecdotes, Thriving is an entertaining and highly informative […]

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Opening to the Mystery of Miracles

May 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Jean Hanna discusses her book Opening to the Mystery of Miracles: Ancient Healing Wisdom to Contemporary Practice

Educator and artist, Jean Hanna will share the results of her ten year examination into healing miracles as described in her new book, Opening to the Mystery of Miracles: Ancient Healing Wisdom to Contemporary Practice. See how healing […]

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My Father’s Closet

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Karen A. McClintock discusses her book My Father’s Closet

Thirty years after her father’s death, Karen McClintock sets out to find the gay father she never really knew. As we follow the unraveling family secret, we find ourselves drawn into heartbreaking losses, along with humor, loyalty, and love. McClintock weaves a complex secret into the […]

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The New Old Me

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Meredith Maran discusses her book The New Old Me – My Late-Life Reinvention

For readers of Anne Lamott, Abigail Thomas, and Ayelet Waldman, a “lusty, kickass*” post-divorce memoir, one woman’s story of starting over at 60—in youth-obsessed, beauty-obsessed Hollywood.

After the death of her best friend, the loss of her life’s savings, and the collapse […]

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June 2017
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Dog as My Doctor

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Carlyn Montes De Oca discusses her book

Dog as My Doctor, Cat as My Nurse: An Animal Lover’s Guide to a Healthy, Happy, and Extraordinary Life Dog as My Doctor, Cat as My Nurse reveals how your relationship with your dog or cat holds the keys to your wellbeing. Carlyn Montes De Oca shares insightful […]

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Swim – Stories of the Sixties

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Sandra Scofield discusses her book Swim – Stories of the Sixties

It’s the early Sixties. The Grateful Dead and free love are still around the corner. But the young woman in these stories knows that sex is the coin of the realm. She moves from Mexico to Mykonos, and thinks she’ll know when she’s […]

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Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books,
290 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Scott Kloos discusses his book Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants combines two trends: foraging and natural medicine. This comprehensive guide is accessible to everyone, from beginners seeking reliable advice to experienced practitioners on the hunt for new information. Readers will find plant profiles, color photographs, step-by-step instructions for herbal remedies, and […]

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