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Professor Terrill Finalist for Oregon Book Awards

Concordia professor Ceirdwen Terrill is a finalist to receive an Oregon Book Award

The 26th Annual Oregon Book Awards will be held Monday, April 8 at 7:30 at Gerding Theater. To attend the awards event, register here.

Terrill's novel, Part Wild (Scribner), was released in October 2011. An English professor at Concordia, Ceiridwen Terrill specializes in literary nonfiction, including environmental journalism, science writing, and memoir. She earned her Ph.D. in 2004 from the University of Nevada Reno's Literature and Environment Program.

Terrill is one of 5 nominees to receive the Sarah Winnemucca Award for Creative Nonfiction. Other nominees in this category include: Kerry Cohen of Portland, Seeing Ezra (Seal Press), Storm Large of Portland, Crazy Enough (Free Press), Aria Minu-Sepehr of Corvallis, We Heard the Heavens Then(Free Press), and Cheryl Strayed of Portland, Wild(Knopf).

Learn more about Terrill and her book.