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FiLMLaB 2016 At The WWC!

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It’s nearly that time of year; half-way through summer when the seeds you sowed last spring are starting to bear fruit. Tomatoes are blushing, cucumbers are ready for pickling and green beans are weighing down…

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Humanitarian Award Winner 2016 – Israel Bayer and Street Roots

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Congratulations, Israel Bayer and Street Roots! Street Roots is far more than an exercise in journalism. It creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change. Israel Bayer and the staff at Street Roots accomplish this and so much more every…

Up and Coming Award Winner 2016 – Heidi Schulz

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Congratulations, Heidi Schulz! One could say that Heidi Schulz has already up and come. With her first book published by Disney, praised by critics, and included in the Oregon Battle of the Books for the school year 2016-17; her second book called a “deliciously witty, delightfully inventive, devilishly fun adventure…” (Anne Ursu, The Real Boy), and her third…

From Our Blog

Willamette Writers Conference Networking Advice

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We’re all engaged in this art form that can be brutally isolating. So, no matter how difficult connecting with new people can seem, it’s important for writers to do. The Willamette Writers Conference gives us an opportunity to come together and share the joy of writing with each other. But how do you break the…

Young Willamette Writers Gear Up For Conference

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On August 12, seven Young Willamette Writers members will attend the Willamette Writers Conference, ready to hit the ground running. These great young writers took the extra step over the last year to join our membership program. They have attended at least four meetings during the last school year, have worked on their skills with…

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Willamette Writers Annual Conference August 12-14th at Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel

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The Annual Willamette Writers Conference will gather writers from all over the United States in Portland to build their community, develop their craft and advance their careers. Writers of all types will find top tier instruction at the conference. More than 100 workshops, lectures and speeches from an extremely diverse group of professional writers, coaches, consultants and teachers will be presented.

Corvallis: Words Matter – a Workshop on Dialogue with Susan Kelly

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In a story, you get to know a character through her actions, her speech, her view of the world and from other characters’ perspectives of her. On Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Comfort Suites in Corvallis, Willamette Writers on the River will host a full day workshop with Susan Kelly on creating dialogue that snaps, pops and crackles.

Portland: No Meeting in August

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  Willamette Writers Portland will meet again on September 6th, 2016 at The Old Church, in downtown Portland . In the meantime, join us at the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland on August 12-14. Click to learn more about our program.

Eugene: No Meeting in July & August

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Mid-Valley Willamette Writers in Eugene will meet again in September. In the meantime, join us at the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland on August 12-14. Visit our page to learn more about our program.

Newport: No Meeting in July & August

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  Willamette Writers Coast Chapter will meet again in September. In the meantime, join us at the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland on August 12-14. Visit our page to learn more about our program.