Friday, June 20, 1997

Evelyn Sharenov

— the very first Writers’ Series event

EVELYN SHARENOV has published stories and poems in Wigwag, Glimmer Train, Rain City Review, Story Quarterly , and Talus & Scree #2. Her story "Magic Affinities" was chosen as one of the 100 Best American Short Stories in 1993. Her novella, Early Warnin, is being published by Alms House Press in New York.

Evelyn will read from her forthcoming book Mad River and Other Stories, a work finished under a fiction grant from the Oregon Institute of Literary Arts.

Evelyn lives in Troutdale, Oregon.

Margareta Waterman

— the very first Writers’ Series event

MARGARETA WATERMAN has performed, recorded and toured the US and Canada. She’s been involved with the Red Sky Poetry Theatre, Bumbershoot, the Seattle Small Press Poetry Review, Alternative to Loud Boats, Raven Chronicles, etc. She founded the poet’s collective: Nine Muses Books, and produced the Manifest Arts peotry video series. Her most recent published books include: some south american colors in 1995, and five songs from the primordial alphabet in 1996.

As a performance poet, Margareta often accompanies her spoken words with music, song and dance. Each performance is designed for the particular occasion.

Margareta lives in Winston, Oregon.