Oregon Book Awards

June 28, 2020

Congratulations to Portland, Oregon, poet Ashley Toliver, who received the Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry for her book Spectra (Coffee House Press).

See the complete list of Oregon Book Award winners and hear all of the OBA finalists reading from their works.

finalists

January 29, 2020

Literary Arts has announced the 2020 Oregon Book Awards finalists. The finalists for The Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry, judged by Megan Fernandes, Nick Flynn, and Marcus Wicker are:

  • Carl Adamshick of Portland, Birches (Four Way Books)
  • Shaindel Beers of Pendleton, Secure Your Own Mask (White Pine Press)
  • Lynn Otto of Newberg, Real Daughter (Unicorn Press)
  • Allan Peterson of Ashland, This Luminous: New and Selected Poems (Panhandler Books)
  • Ashley Toliver of Portland, Spectra (Coffee House Press)

See the complete list of finalists, and mark your calendar for the 33rd annual Oregon Book Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 27, at Portland Center Stage at the Armory.

Congratulations, poets!

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