Conference Update

Willamette Writers 2017 Conference – Member Promoter Opportunity

The Member Promoter program is back for the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference! We invite our members (YOU!) join our conference promotion team and be honored on the Willamette Writers website. Members who wish to join the promotion team and become a member promoter should start by filling out the form below. Member promoters will then spread the word about…

Film/TV Offerings for the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference

The Film/TV offerings at this year’s 48th Annual Willamette Writers Conference represent an exciting mix of new faces and courses with conference favorites and opportunities to pitch scripts and books to Hollywood dealmakers. Top Screenwriting Instructors at Willamette Writers Conference With a new book coming out, local screenwriting champion Cynthia Whitcomb will teach “The Heart…

Help Make the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference a Success

The 2016 Willamette Writers Conference, like many Willamette Writers conferences before it, was packed with fun and learning tailored for our vibrating community of Pacific Northwest writers. We are grateful and proud of what our volunteer conference planning team and our conference volunteres have done. As we plan the next conference, the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference (August…

Humanitarian Award Winner 2016 – Israel Bayer and Street Roots

Willamette Writers Humanitarian Award winner Street Roots logo

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…

FiLMLaB 2016 At The WWC!

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 the trellis. Or maybe you were sowing a different kind of seed? The kind that needs a fertile mind in…

Member Promoters of the 2016 Willamette Writers Conference

We would like to honor the Willamette Writer Member Promoters who have been helping us to spread the word about this summer’s Willamette Writers Conference. (To learn how you can become a Member Promoter, click here.) Please click on the links below and thank these supporters for their work on behalf of Willamette Writers by following…