Native Oregonian George Byron Wright is the author of the Oregon Trio, a unique body of work comprised of three novels set in the small towns of his youth. Baker City 1948 was published first, followed by Tillamook 1952, and Roseburg 1959. His fourth novel, Driving to Vernonia, was released in 2009. A fifth novel, Newport Blues, A Salesman’s Lament, was published in 2011. His latest novel is In the Wake of Our Misdeed. He lives with his wife and first reader, Betsy, in Portland, Oregon.