Welcome to the 6th Annual Ashland Literary Arts Festival! This year’s event focuses on independent story and thought throughout the entire Cascadia region, celebrating not only books, but all forms of expression: literature, poetry, journalism, art, lyrics, comics, film, and documentary. We invite you to come on in, explore the festival schedule, and find the stories that speak to you!

Maryanna Hoggatt

Overcup Press
Maryanna Hoggatt is a Filipino-American artist and author. Her Animal Battle work has shown in galleries in San Francisco and Portland, Oregon. Crafted with incredible attention to detail, Animal Battle is a series of paintings and sculptures that appeals to adults and children alike. Tolly is one of many characters developed in the Animal Battle series. Her new work explores this history of American involvement in the Philippines. Tolly is her first book.