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Bill Sullivan

William L. Sullivan

Don’t miss this beloved Oregon author…only at the Florence Festival of Books!

Celebrate PNW with William L. Sullivan!

On Saturday,September 24 at 4:15 p.m., join fellow readers and writers at the Florence Events Center for a FREE event with award-winning Oregon author William L. Sullivan. You’ll enjoy a whirlwind visual tour of legendary Northwest folk heroes from Sacajawea and D.B. Cooper to Florence’s own exploding whale. As told by the author of the mystery, The Case of D.B. Cooper’s Parachute. This is the perfect way to cap a perfect day at the Florence Festival of Books. 

William L. Sullivan is the author of 22 books and numerous articles about Oregon, including a “Oregon Trails” feature column for the Eugene Register-Guard and the Salem Statesman-Journal (Click here for a sample article about Hell Hole).

A fifth-generation Oregonian, Sullivan began hiking at the age of five and has been exploring new trails ever since. After studying at Deep Springs College in the California desert, receiving an English degree from Cornell University, and studying linguistics at Germany’s Heidelberg University, he earned an M.A. in German literature from the University of Oregon. He has been happily married to the artist Janell Sorensen for more than 45 years.

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