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Chanukah Essay winners announced

Maimonides Jewish Day School in Southwest Portland announced the two winners of Oregon’s 3rd annual Chanukah Essay Contest. Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford provided the guiding question that inspired nearly 50 students from nine schools – more than twice as many as last year – to vie for meaningful words and prizes. The students –…

Oregon writers deliver drash on Drash

“Oregon is the creative sweet spot,” declares Wendy Marcus, editor and founder of the literary magazine Drash. The latest issue Drash: Northwest Mosaic. Vol. 6, which came out in May, features nine Oregon writers, a fourth of all the contributors. Marcus describes Drash, which published its first issue five years ago, as a “literary review…