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Brian Booth’s Contributions to Oregon Literature Honored


After his death in 2012, Literary Arts established the Brian Booth Writers’ Fund, a $2 million endowment managed by the Oregon Community Foundation. The fund realizes Brian’s vision to make the Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships program self-sustaining with permanent funding. A state park near Newport on the Oregon coast was also renamed Brian Booth State Park in his honor.

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