Willamette Writers

Leigh Goodison Hosts Book Launch 1/16

Leigh Goodison (pen name for Leona Grieve, Managing Editor of The Willamette Writer) cordially invites the Willamette Writer membership to the official book launch of her thriller, The Jigsaw Man, Saturday, January 16th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Vintage Books, 6613 E Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98661 http://www.vintage-books.com Leigh will also be signing…

Timberline Review Authors at Another Read Through 1/9

    Timberline Review authors Evan Morgan Williams, Steve Theme, Christa Kaainoa, Rick George and Beth Bonness read their work from the first issue and woodblock artist Kevin Clark displays his work for the cover. Wine and cheese. Saturday, 9 January 2016 at 13:30–15:00 Another Read Through 3932 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, Oregon 97227

Carolyn J. Rose’s NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MISTAKES Available

Carolyn J. Rose’s NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MISTAKES, the 5th book in the Subbing isn’t for Sissies series, is now available on Amazon. When substitute teacher Barbara Reed agrees to fill in for an instructor at a juvenile detention facility, she fears it’s a huge mistake. The job is stressful and confining. But Barb needs a…

Happy Thanksgiving.

It’s Thanksgiving, and we want to let you know how thankful we are that you are a part of our community. For fifty years, we have met over coffee and cookies, hashed out lines, and pitched the pros. We’ve built an amazing community of writers throughout the state, from southern Oregon to Mid-Valley, through Corvallis…

Alaina Smith Featured in Be Grateful

Alaina Smith is pleased to share that five of her short writings about gratitude were among those chosen to be featured in Portland Mall Management Inc.’s “Be Grateful” event. “Be Grateful” starts at noon on 11/16/15, downtown, but the signs with phrases about gratitude will likely stay up until November ends. You’ll find the signs…

Tim Hicks’ Last Stop Before Tomorrow Signing 11/28 in Eugene

Tim Hicks’ new novel, Last Stop Before Tomorrow, is now available (eBook and paper) wherever you buy your books. For those in or near enough to Eugene, Tim will host a book launch party at Tsunami Books in Eugene, (2585 Willamette St.), on Saturday, Nov. 28th at 5:00 p.m., during which he’ll talk about the…

Submit Your Writing to the Willamette Writer

Come write with us! The Willamette Writer monthly newsletter is distributed exclusively to our 1500 Willamette Writers members, and we would love to read your new submission to our newsletter. The newsletter considers submissions on writing, especially “how-to” articles on craft and genre. We do not publish personal essays, poetry or fiction of any type (Please look…

Join Cindy Brown Book Launch Party

Book Launch Party for Cindy Brown! Join Cindy Brown, her theatrical pals, & Annie Bloom’s Books as they launch The Sound of Murder, a new mystery from the award-winning Henery Press. The free festivities will be held Thursday, October 8 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at O’Connor’s Vault, 7850 Southwest Capitol Highway, Portland, OR. It’ll be an evening of comedy,…