Lauren Kessler – Writers on the Edge • Sept 17

Lauren KesslerLAUREN KESSLER is the author of six works of narrative nonfiction, including her newest (summer 2010), “My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, A Daughter, A Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence”. She is also the author of Pacific Northwest Book Award winner “Dancing with Rose” (published in paperback as Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer’s), Washington Post bestseller “Clever Girl” and Los Angeles Times bestseller “The Happy Bottom Riding Club” – which David Letterman, in fierce competition with Oprah, chose as the first (and only) book for the Dave Letterman Book Club. Kessler appeared twice on his late-night show. She is also the author of Oregon Book Award winner Stubborn Twig, which was chosen as the book for all Oregon to read in honor of the state’s 2009 sesquicentennial.

Show begins at 7pm in the second floor meeting room of the Newport Visual Arts Center, located at 777 NW Beach Drive (across from the Nye Beach Turnaround).  General admission is $6 at the door, students always admitted free. Light refreshments will be available.