Michael Strelow

Michael Strelow is an emeritus professor of English and American Studies at Willamette University. His 2005 ecological novel, The Greening of Ben Brown, was a finalist for the Ken Kesey Award of the Oregon Literary Arts. His other novels are: Henry: A Novel of Beer and Love in the West (2013); Some Assembly Required (2017); The Moby-Dick Blues (2018); and three children's books that form a unified trilogy: The Princess Gardener, The Alyssa Chronicle, and Jake's Book. His poetry and fiction have appeared in a number of literary and commercial magazines including The Bellingham Review, Willow Spring, Hubbub, Kansas Quarterly, Sou'wester, Oregon Quarterly, Orchid Magazine and others.  

Author's Entries

  • Richard Brautigan (1935-1984)

    Novelist and poet Richard Brautigan was raised largely in Eugene and attended South Eugene High School. He featured Oregon scenes and landscapes in his international best-selling novel, Trout Fishing in America (1967), which sold more than four million copies. Born in Tacoma, Washington, on January 30, 1935, Brautigan died from …

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