September Author: Theresa Verboort
Friday, September 16th, 3:00 pm
Theresa Verboort is author of The Communing Tree, a novel awarded the 2019 WILLA Literary Award, and a forthcoming sequel. An article, “Mountain Lookout,” about her experiences working in a Coos County Forestry lookout, recently was published in the online Oregon Coast Magazine.
Theresa was born in Coos Bay, OR and raised in Bandon. She graduated from Bandon High School and Mt. Angel College. She and her husband raised six children. When she retired from the Hillsboro Library she started writing The Communing Tree and at age 79 published it. She says the sequel is completed and hopefully will be published soon. She currently lives in her family home in Hillsboro with her retired husband.