Willamette Writers

Shirley Plummer’s the task of falling rain Available

Turnstone Books of Oregon, LLC is proud to announce the release of Shirley A. Plummer’s debut collection of poems, the task of falling rain.Plummer is a native of Oregon, born, raised and schooled in Salem in the Willamette Valley. After living and working in many different places at nearly as many different jobs, in 2007…

Patricia Brooks’ Memoir “Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriend’s” Available

Patricia L. Brooks, WW member and Scottsdale, AZ resident, is an award winning memoirist. She recently launched her second memoir entitled Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends. Her much anticipated survival story of domestic violence, love addiction, and post-traumatic stress is receiving critical acclaim. Patricia is president/founder of the highly successful Scottsdale Society of Women…

Authors Road Interviews Carola Dunn

Welcome to Authors Road: Carola Dunn, Mystery, Regency Romance – “Carola Dunn: Mystery, Regency Romance” http://www.authorsroad.com/CarolaDunn.html “One thing I enjoy is exploring why a nice person would commit murder.” Our first interview after leaving Portland was with Carola Dunn, author of the popular Daisy Dalrymple cozy mystery series. She is English by birth, and although…

Newbery Award winner Karen Cushman interviewed on Authors Road

Welcome to Authors Road: Karen Cushman, Historical Young Adult Fiction http://www.authorsroad.com/KarenCushman.html We are pleased to share this new interview with you because it is with someone very special: Karen Cushman, a young adult writer who won a Newbery Award and a Newbery Honor, as well as many other awards in her long and brilliant career.…

Authors Road Interview: Diana Gabaldon

Novelist Fiction Writer # 15 Too often science and art are classed as two different worlds, distinct from one another. We are pleased to introduce you to someone who doesn’t recognize this distinction, but rather sees these endeavors as two sides of the same coin. And she has the credentials to assert this since she’s…

Authors Road Interview: Larry Engelmann

Welcome to Authors Road: Larry Engelmann – Creative Nonfiction, Journalist http://www.authorsroad.com/LarryEngelmann.html For many of us, the Vietnam War was an event that could be described as a milestone, touchstone, or millstone in our lives. It’s a story that’s been told in every medium, from music to film, in novel, poem and historical non-fiction. We are…

Tricia Knoll’s Ocean’s Laughter Available

Tricia Knoll’s Ocean’s Laughter, a collection of lyric and eco-poetry about change over time in Manzanita, Oregon, represents a 25-year history with this small coastal town. Ocean’s Laughter (Aldrich Press, 2016) is now available on Amazon, at Cloud & Leaf Bookstore in Manzanita and Another Read Through in Portland. For reviews by Naomi Shihab Nye,…

Tim Hicks Book Signing February 4th at Another Read Through

Tim Hicks will be reading from his new novel, Last Stop Before Tomorrow, in Portland at Another Read Through (3932 N. Mississippi Ave.) Thursday, February 4th at 7:00 p.m. The novel tackles the subject of climate change. Some unsolicited responses to the novel… Long time since I have read a book where the language and…