If You Go Fishing, Your Catch Will Be Plentiful

“If you go fishing, your catch will be plentiful.”   I found this saying inside a fortune cookie at the end of 2016. The most important word to me was “if,” and this saying seems to have perfectly summed up the first year of my small business, Oscar Astoria. No one is guaranteed a catch, but if you put yourself… Read more →

Mark Your Calendars: Event for my New Book of Poetry

Heather Douglas to Read from New Book Poetry Collection Created During Residency at AVA’s North Coast Writer’s Retreat   ASTORIA (Press Release November 22, 2016) – Local writer and illustrator Heather Douglas will read from her new book of poems, Creosote and Rain, on Saturday, December 10, at the Blue Scorcher Bakery, located at 14th and Duane Streets in Astoria.… Read more →

AVA Residency Fall 2016

I am so honored and thrilled to be chosen for the AVA W-i-R (Astoria Visual Arts Writer in Residence) for fall 2016. I plan to produce a book of poetry. I also plan to blog about the experience after it’s over. There will be some type of reading-event after the term is over. More info as it materializes! http://www.astoriavisualarts.org/north-coast-writers-retreat.html   Read more →