Member Announcements Shared at the November Meeting

Here are a couple of member announcements: Rachel Barton (who was also our July speaker) is offering the Poetry Workshop as a non-credit class at the Benton Center. The class will run from 1:-2:50, (BC-121), Thursdays, for ten weeks, beginning on January 9th. Class size limited. Check your Linn-Benton Community College catalog or email: bcinfo@linnbenton.edu…

Member Announcement Shared at the August Meeting

The following was shared at the August meeting: Writers on the River member, John Byrne, had a play – SAINT BRENDAN’S LAST VOYAGE – performed by the Silver Springs Stage (Maryland) as part of its annual one act festival (900 or so entries, 13 selected) on August 22 – 25. John has another play ANGEL…

FYI – Wild In The Willamette Inviting Submissions (Due SEP 15)

Lorraine Anderson, managing editor of Wild In The Willamette, would like to share the following with WotR members: WILD IN THE WILLAMETTE is a guidebook to natural areas in the mid-Willamette Valley; the book will be published by OSU Press in 2015. It aims to be both field guide and literary compendium, meant for everyone wanting to…

Member Announcement Shared at the July Meeting

The following was shared at the July meeting: Cristina White has a new poem titled “Directive” published in the 2013 Summer Edition of VoiceCatcher: http://voicecatcherjournal.org/. Her creative nonfiction piece, HERO, will appear in the 2014 issue of Gold Man Review. Our next meeting is on August 19, 2013 (only a week away). The speaker will…

Writers on the River Thanks the 2012-13 Board

The July 2013 meeting was also our annual meeting where a new board was elected. As part of the announcements at the beginning of the meeting we went through the 2012-13 board achievements. Here’s the (relatively long) list: Membership survey Nonprofit status with IRS + submitted two postcards Elizabeth Eslami’s Workshop Have speakers lined till…