May 17, 2015 at 7pm
In honor of Older Americans Month, World War II veteran Ralph Salisbury, 2015 Oregon Book Award honoree and retired director of the University of Oregon MFA Writing Program, will read from his novel. Joseph A. Soldati, Professor Emeritus at Western Oregon University, will read from his latest book, In Italy: A Personal Journey. Joan Maiers serves as program host. Sister John Maureen Backenstos, a member of the Sisters of the Holy Names, will round out the trio of talented authors. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Canned food goods will be collected for the Marylhurst University Food Pantry.