Authors at the festival
View the 2016 schedule for the Author’s Pavilion here.
VARGUS PIKE - Vargus Pike was born fully formed and thirty feet off the ground. He emerged from the eye of a maelstrom and has been stirring things up ever since. Poet and performance artist, he puts the con in conformity. Pike serves as board chairman for 9Bridges, a community of writers headquartered in Portland, and is also a member of the Oregon Poetry Association.
DAVE DEHART - DeHart is an Oregon native and a retired US Army Chief Warrant Officer, having served in the Military Intelligence Corps, in Turkey, Germany, Korea, Italy and Vietnam.
DANA WAND - Wand has written and published humorous prize-winning tales that revolve around children, fairies and dragons.
GEORGE BYRON WRIGHT - Author of many novels, his most recent being “In the Wake of Our Misdeed.”
ZOE NIKLAS - Niklas is a survivor of child abuse and the author of Driving in the Dark: A Childhood Memoir.
HELEN WAND - Helen Wand is an instructor at Clackamas Community College and a member of the Chrysalis Writer’s group. When she is not working, she is busy writing a sequel to “Where Eagles Nest.”
MICHAEL BERSHAY - Bershay writes humanistic science fiction inspired by Star Trek and The Twilight Zone. His most recent publications are Terraforming New Baas and The Mothership Departs.
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