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Authors’ Night Features Keynote by William Sullivan


Bill Sullivan

Gold Beach, OR. - Southwestern Oregon Community College will be hosting Authors’ Night Friday, February 15, 2013 as part of the 18th Annual South Coast Writers Conference. Join the Gold Beach community for this exciting and uplifting evening. William Sullivan will give the keynote presentation on: Confessions of a Professional Writer. Following this keynote address will be readings by the other conference presenters, as well as a chance for book sales and signings.

William Sullivan is the author of four novels and a dozen nonfiction books about Oregon. Sullivan completed his B.A. degree in English at Cornell University and earned an M.A. in German at the University of Oregon. In 1985, Sullivan set out to research Oregon's wilderness by backpacking more than a thousand miles across the state. His journal of that adventure, "Listening for Coyote" has been chosen one of Oregon's 100 Books. He lives in Eugene and writes a monthly outdoor column for the Eugene Register-Guard and the Salem Statesman-Journal.

Authors’ Night – scheduled from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Curry Showcase Building at the Event Center on the Beach– is free and open to the public. Space is still available for the conference workshops.

For more information or to register for the conference, those interested can contact the Southwestern Gold Beach Center at (541) 247-2741 or go to the Conference website at www.socc.edu/scwriters.