Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW Second St., Corvallis, welcomes editors and contributors of the Timberline Review for a reading at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Timberline Review is a Pacific Northwest literary journal which publishes short fiction, creative nonfiction, essays and poetry.

This event will feature readings fiction editor Stevan Allred and contributors Geronimo Tagatac, John Holloran and others.

Allred, who lives in southeast Portland, is the author of "A Simplified Map of the Real World" and the forthcoming "The Alehouse at the End of the World," both from Forest Avenue Press.

Tagatac, winner of the 2017 Timberline Prize for short fiction, "Summer of the Aswang," is the son of a Filipino immigrant father and a Russian-Jewish mother. His life has taken an arc from fieldhand to special forces demolition sergeant in Vietnam to modern dancer to civil servant to literary writer. A collection of his short fiction, "The Weight of the Sun," was published in 2006 by Ooligan Press. He lives in Salem.

Holloran lives in Portland where he writes, teaches history, and is the director of studies at Oregon Episcopal School. His essays have appeared in Oregon Humanities, including After the Fall that was featured on OPB's "Think Out Loud."

The event is free. For more information, call Grass Roots Books and Music at 541-754-7668.


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