Thursday, February 13 at Lake Oswego High School Cafeteria and Auditorium, 2501 Country Club Road. Dessert - 6:00 pm, Kim Stafford - 7:00 pm. Following a complimentary community dessert buffet hosted by Lake Oswego Women’s Club in the Lake Oswego High School Cafeteria, William Stafford’s son Kim will be speaking in the high school’s auditorium. Kim will discuss his father's daily writing practice, and how this led to a life of compassion and witness. Kim is an award-winning essayist and poet. He has taught writing at Lewis and Clark College and other colleges and workshops locally and abroad for over 30 years. In 2013 he won an Independent Publisher Book Award for his autobiography chronicling the death of his brother, 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared. Kim is the author of the selected text Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford.
This event is for high school age and older. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. Tickets will be available February 1st at the Lake Oswego Public Library starting at 11 am. There will be a two ticket per person limit and a Lake Oswego Public Library card is necessary. Note: The tickets will be valid until 15 minutes before the 7:00 pm presentation begins. People without tickets will be seated then, space permitting.