Willamette Writers

Steve Theme Reading at Another Read Through

Steve Theme will read from his new memoir, Asphalt Asylum, The Dark Roads to Light, at Another Read Through. This story recounts a solo 7,000-mile hitchhiking journey that changed him in ways he could never have imagined. Steve’s work has appeared in the Timberline Review, WORK Literary Magazine, Alaska magazine and others. An excerpt from…

David Levine’s “Damage” Nominated for Nebula Award

The Nebula Awards recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States as selected by members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, membership in which is open to professional science fiction and fantasy authors. The first Nebula Awards were presented in 1966. The 50th annual Nebula Awards…

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…

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 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…

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…