Willamette Writers

Member News: Philip Kenney featured as AWP’S Member in the Spotlight

Willamette Writers member, Philip Kenney, author of The Writer’s Crucible will be featured as AWP’s Member in the Spotlight for the month of March. In the Spotlight features members who exemplify the AWP mission. His selection coincides with the arrival in Portland of the 2019 AWP Conference scheduled for March 27-30 at the Oregon Convention…

Member News: New book in mystery series

Member News: New book in mystery seri

Amidst the heraldry of Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, a string of brutal murders rocks Britain’s upper crust―and could threaten the realm itself―in the spellbinding debut of Patricia Marcantonio’s Felicity Carrol mysteries, “FELICITY CARROL AND THE PERILOUS PURSUIT”. Felicity Carrol is interested in everything―except being a proper young matron of Victorian society. Brilliant and resourceful,…

Member News: Stories about Willamette Falls

Member News: Stories about Willamette Falls

Dede Montgomery, author of “My Music Man,” was filmed by the Willamette Falls Legacy Project in stories about Willamette Falls at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jdri5L9pi4M&t=42sDede will share her memoir on Oregon’s February 14 birthday at our Oregon State Capitol, and at the End of the Trail Interpretive Center on March 2. Her Capitol talk and slides will be…

Member News: PDX Writers Winter Workshops

We’ve planned some workshops that will spark excitement and give you fresh eyes as you return to your previous project. Our Elements of Fiction and Critique workshops will give you new insights and inspiration. The Historical Fiction workshop offers prompts, structural support, and facilitator critique. Still stuck on structure? Hammer & Nails is a one-on-one…

Member News: Story of an Unlikely Writer

Philip Kenney’s short essay, “The Story of an Unlikely Writer,” was recently published in the Author Magazine of The Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association. Philip didn’t begin writing until the age of 45. This piece tells the remarkable story of that beginning following a bout with depression and a trial run with Prozac. Read about how…

Newport: “Nothing Dull: Writing a Play” with Merridawn Duckler

“Nothing Dull: Writing a Play”   This meeting is two weeks earlier than usual, due to scheduling conflicts. “Drama,” said Alfred Hitchcock, “is life with the dull bits cut out.” In “Nothing Dull: Writing a Play,” playwright Merridawn Duckler will discuss the fundamentals of writing a stage play and the ways these skills are relevant…

Member News: THE FIRST LADY OF MODERN ART

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA. December, 2018 Regal House Publishing is pleased to announce the March 15, 2019 release of La Luministe: Berthe Morisot, Painter of Light, about the artist who survived the siege of Paris—and the love of Édouard Manet—to become the sole female founder of the Impressionist movement. If Frida Kahlo was “a ribbon around…