Bob Welch (author)

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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,[1] and won many awards, including The Seattle Times C.B. Blethen Award for Distinguished Feature Writing.

Published works[edit]

Among his books are:

  • The Keyboard Kitten: Gets Oregonized (penwax design, 2014)
  • The Keyboard Kitten: An Oregon Children's Story (penwax design, 2013)
  • My Seasons: A Literary Celebration of Sports and Life (AO Creative, 2006)
  • My Oregon (AO Creative), a compilation of columns he wrote between 1999 and 2005
  • American Nightingale: The Story of Francis Slanger, Forgotten Heroine of Normandy (Atria, 2001)
  • Where Roots Grow Deep: Stories of Family, Love, and Legacy (Harvest House Publishers, 1999)
  • A Father for All Seasons (Harvest House Publishers, 1998)


  1. ^ "Column Writing Contests".

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