In collaboration with the Longview Public Library.

Northwest Voices presents author Peter Rock.

Join in the dialogue and celebrate the voices of our region and our community.


Northwest Voices presents a screening of Leave No Trace, a film based on Peter Rock's My Abandonment.

Peter Rock will be available after the film to answer questions and will be giving a reading from his new book, out in March, tonight at the Longview Public Library.  This event is free and open to the public. 

  Leave No Trace: Wednesday, February 27, 3 - 5 pm, HSB101

Peter Rock

About Peter Rock

Peter Rock was born and raised in Salt Lake City. He is the author of the novels SPELLS, Klickitat, The Shelter Cycle, My Abandonment, The Bewildered, The Ambidextrist, Carnival Wolves and This Is the Place, and a story collection, The Unsettling. Rock attended Deep Springs College, received a BA in English from Yale University, and held a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon, where he is a Professor in the English Dept. of Reed College. The film adaptation of My Abandonment, directed by Debra Granik, premiered at Sundance and Cannes and was released in June of 2018. Rock’s tenth work of fiction, The Night Swimmers, will be published in early 2019.

About Northwest Voices

We welcome the opportunity to bring community and writers together. Come listen, join in the dialogue, and celebrate the voices of our region and our community.

Colleges, libraries and writers are natural community partners. Both seek to reach out to readers, stimulate thinking and engage people in the pursuit of ideas.

Northwest Voices author events are held quarterly during the academic year (Fall, Winter, Spring). Attendance is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.

Northwest Voices Funding

Northwest Voices is funded by Lower Columbia College FoundationLongview Public Library, Friends of the Longview Public Library, Longview Library Foundation, Washington State Arts Commission, and Humanities Washington.

  Northwest Voices News Stories

Former Longview librarian leaves legacy of education, arts

Most notably, Fuller established the Northwest Voices program, bringing local and regional authors to our community...

The Daily News | September 5, 2018

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Contact Northwest Voices

  Hiedi Baeur, Language & Literature Instructor

  (360) 442-2630

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