Bob Welch (born c. 1954) is an American author, speaker, teacher and newspaper columnist from Oregon. He writes a column for The Register-Guard , and is an adjunct professor at the University of Oregon. He has been honored multiple times by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists,and won many awards, including The Seattle Times C.B. Blethen Award for Distinguished Feature Writing.
Among his books are:
A humorist (American) or humourist is an intellectual who uses humor, or wit, in writing or public speaking, but is not an artist who seeks only to elicit laughs. Humorists are distinct from comedians, who are show business entertainers whose business is to make an audience laugh. It is possible to play both roles in the course of a career.
Bernard Malamud was an American novelist and short story writer. Along with Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller, and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball novel, The Natural, was adapted into a 1984 film starring Robert Redford. His 1966 novel The Fixer, about antisemitism in the Russian Empire, won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, Oregon, United States, owned by Advance Publications. It is the oldest continuously published newspaper on the U.S. west coast, founded as a weekly by Thomas J. Dryer on December 4, 1850, and published daily since 1861. It is the largest newspaper in Oregon and the second largest in the Pacific Northwest by circulation. It is one of the few newspapers with a statewide focus in the United States. The Sunday edition is published under the title The Sunday Oregonian. The regular edition was published under the title The Morning Oregonian from 1861 until 1937.
A columnist is a person who writes for publication in a series, creating an article that usually offers commentary and opinions. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and other publications, including blogs. They take the form of a short essay by a specific writer who offers a personal point of view. In some instances, a column has been written by a composite or a team, appearing under a pseudonym, or a brand name. Some columnists appear on a daily or weekly basis and later reprint the same material in book collections.
Lewis McDonald Grizzard Jr. was an American writer and humorist, known for his Southern demeanor and commentary on the American South. Although he spent his early career as a newspaper sports writer and editor, becoming the sports editor of the Atlanta Journal at age 23, he is much better known for his humorous newspaper columns in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a popular stand-up comedian and lecturer.
Max Lucado is an American author and minister at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas.
Jeff Jacoby is a politically conservative American journalist and syndicated newspaper columnist.
John Canzano is an American sports columnist, radio talk show host on Portland's 750 AM "The Game". The show is also syndicated in Eugene. and Klamath Falls, Oregon. He is also the lead sports columnist at The Oregonian and a sports commentator on KGW-TV, Portland's NBC affiliate. He hosts a daily radio show called The Bald-Faced Truth.
Katharine Weber is an American novelist and nonfiction writer. She has taught fiction and nonfiction writing at Yale University, Goucher College, the Paris Writers Workshop and elsewhere. She held the Visiting Richard L. Thomas Chair in Creative Writing at Kenyon College from 2012 to 2019.
The Daily Barometer is an independent campus newspaper of Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Oregon. It is published weekly during the fall, winter, and spring quarters, and monthly during the summer.
Jim Northrup was an Anishinaabe newspaper columnist, poet, performer, and political commentator from the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in Minnesota. His Anishinaabe name was "Chibenashi".
Angela Elwell Hunt is a prolific Christian author, and her books include The Tale of Three Trees,The Debt,The Note, and The Nativity Story, among others.
Jeffrey Lloyd Zaslow was an American author and journalist and a columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
The Collegian or Willamette Collegian is the student-run newspaper of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, United States. Founded in 1875, the weekly paper has been in continuous publication since 1889. It is a member of the College Publisher Network.
The Beacon is the student-run newspaper of the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, United States. The current name of the paper at the private, Catholic school was adopted in 1935. The weekly paper is published each Thursday and is a member of the College Publisher Network.
"Hypnotized" is a song written by Bob Welch. The song originally featured on Fleetwood Mac's 1973 album Mystery To Me. The track was released on a single as the B-side of "For Your Love" and has been described as "gorgeous and lyrically strong", and referred to as the album's best track.
Regina Brett is an American author, inspirational speaker, podcaster and newspaper columnist currently writing for The Cleveland Jewish News. Her columns are syndicated through Jewish News Service. Brett launched the podcast Little Detours with Regina Brett in 2020.
Gary Lewis is an outdoor writer, author and TV host residing in Bend, Oregon.
Chad Finn is a sports writer for the Boston Globe and Boston.com. He is the Globe's sports media columnist and a general sports columnist for Boston.com. He often appears as a guest on New England sports and talk radio programs, such as The Big JAB. He founded the Touching All the Bases blog in December 2004.
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