Laurie Easter will discuss her new work with fellow author Jeannine Ouelette at an online event sponsored by Edmonds Bookshop and set for 6 p.m. Jan. 27.
Easter’s debut essay collection, “All the Leavings,” examines what it means to love, lose and find strength in facing adversity. Living off-grid in rural Oregon, she uses imagery and experiences from her everyday life in the wilderness to help create meaning in these essentially human experiences.
As a manuscript, “All The Leavings” was a finalist for the 2018 Autumn House Press Nonfiction Prize and was well-reviewed in Hippocampus magazine. It was published in October 2021 by Oregon State University Press.
Ouelette is the author of thememoir “The Part That Burns.”
To watch the online event, go to Edmonds Bookshop’s Facebook page.
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