The Collected

Poems of

Ada Hastings Hedges

Although for the most part forgotten today, Ada Hastings Hedges was among Oregon’s foremost mid–twentieth-century poets. Famous in her lifetime, she was best known for her superb poems set in Oregon’s high desert, which offer a fascinating counterpoint to C.E.S. Wood’s seminal The Poet in the Desert.

Now Available!

edge of awe.jpg

This compelling anthology gathers together personal impressions of the Malheur-Steens country of southeastern Oregon. Contributors of poetry and narrative nonfiction include biologists, students, tourists, birders, and local residents.

Edge of Awe

Experiences of the Malheur-Steens Country

Hedges cover.png


1/29/18 - New blog post!


1/22/18 - An OSU Press Interview!

The Process of Publishing: An Interview with Alan Contreras

Alan Contreras, author of Afield: Forty Years of Birding the American West, co-editor of Birds of Oregon, proofreader for the OSU Press, and private press owner, discusses the process of writing and publishing books.

"Engaging and well written"

- Grant McCreary on Afield

"Alan Contreras is one of the deans of Oregon birding"

- Corey Finger of 10,000 Birds

"His writing style is impeccable and also sane. He is deeply informed and independent..."

- Prof. J. W. Powell on College and State: Resources and Philosophies

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

My Books

Shop over a dozen titles!