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Opening Keynote: Ashley Toliver

Saturday, August 3
8:15 am - 8:35 am
Mt. Hood

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Saturday is the busiest day at the Willamette Writers Conference. Sit down for breakfast and banter with your fellow writers while taking in a fine keynote speech from Ashley Toliver.


Ashley Toliver

Ashley Toliver is the author of Spectra (Coffee House Press), a finalist for the 2018 Believer Book Awards. She teaches poetry at the The Attic Institute in southeast Portland and serves as poetry editor at Moss. A Journal of the Pacific Northwest. Her work has been supported by fellowships from Oregon Literary Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets. She received her MFA from Brown University in 2013.