Willy Vlautin, a Scappoose resident, is an award-winning writer and frontman for the internationally acclaimed band Richmond Fontaine. The Motel Lifereceived the prestigious Nevada Silver Pen Award for outstanding fiction and has been translated into six languages.
"Vlautin’s coiled, poetically matter-of-fact prose calls to mind S.E.Hinton." — Publishers Weekly
Willy Vlautin's website.
4/26/2011: Our very warmest Congratulations go to Willy Vlautin, whose book, Lean on Pete, won the Oregon Book Award 2011 Ken Kesey Prize for Literary Fiction as well as the Reader's Choice Award. Congratulations, Willy, on your very well deserved accolades!
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- Willy Vlautin's signed books are available year-round, limited to stock on hand. If you order inscribed copies, they will ship after the next time we meet with him.
- If you wish to receive a personalized book, indicate the person's name below. For example, "Joe". If you have further questions, please see the Signed Books FAQ page -- it's for the Chuck Palahniuk process, but your question may be answered there. If not, please contact the Orders Manager at order at sthelensbookshop dot com.