Carlin has chronicled the lives of several contemporary music icons, including Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and the Beach Boys. He is a former senior writer for People magazine and television critic for the Oregonian.
The annual Professional Writers Series will feature eight writers on six Thursday nights between Jan. 26 and April 6. The writers represent a variety of literary genres and styles, from short stories and memoirs to podcasts, biography and poetry.
The presentations are free and open to the public.
Howard Aaron, 503-816-2742