Willamette Writers

Member News: Valerie J. Brooks Reading at Annie Bloom’s

“Valerie J. Brooks will be celebrating her Portland launch of her femmes-noir REVENGE IN 3 PARTS with a reading and book signing on Thursday, April 25 from 7-8 at Annie Bloom’s Bookstore, 7834 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon. “REVENGE IN 3 PARTS is a swift, seductive, menacing tale of extortion and murder. Like the great…

Member News: Don’t Read This Book

DON’T READ THIS BOOK. It’s a book you should read … about a book you shouldn’t read. Vampires, werewolves, golems, necromancers, and a high speed chase through the UK and France to the catacombs under Paris, all center around a writer trying to keep her manuscript out of the wrong hands. Magdalena Wallace is the…

Member News: Earth Day 2019: Finalist for Oregon Book Award

Mary DeMocker’s book, The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep (New World Library, 2018), is a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. Her book, a lively, empowering, and do-able blueprint for changing our system—not just our light bulbs–has been…

Member News: Author Reading/Signing

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I’ll be signing copies of my debut novel, PERIL IN PARADISE, during an open house at Jan’s, 12320 SW 1st St, Beaverton, OR 97005, from 1-3:00 pm on April 6th. Looking forward to seeing you then.

New Executive Director

We are proud to welcome Kate Ristau as our new Executive Director. Many of you already know Kate for her work with Willamette Writers. She has played many roles in our organization over the years; she was the Communications Director on our board, a chapter chair, and our business manager. We are glad to welcome…

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,…