Willamette Writers

Member News: Congratulations WW Member Franklin Posner!

Congratulations to WW Member Franklin Posner

WW member Franklin Posner’s second novel, Suburban Vampire Ragnarok, received First in Category for the 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards in the Paranormal/Supernatural fiction category, which was awarded on April 27th in Bellingham, Washington. The CIBAs are awarded to independent authors, whether published through small press publishers or self-published. Suburban Vampire Ragnarok was among a…

Member News: New release: Beyond the Ripples.

New release: Beyond the Ripples

Dede Montgomery, author of MY MUSIC MAN, releases her Oregon-based novel, BEYOND THE RIPPLES. Montgomery’s inspiration for the book was a note she launched in a bottle in the Willamette as a child in Wilsonville decades ago, and the return letter she received. The book, however, is a fictionalized story filled with synchronicity and interconnectedness.…

Member News: Nadene LeCheminant: The Gates of Eden

Nadene LeCheminant recently published her debut novel, The Gates of Eden. The historical novel was inspired by her great-great-grandmother, who immigrated from Victorian England and became the child bride of a 54-year-old Mormon polygamist. The author is happy to visit your book club! Plan to attend the reading at the Book Bin on September 6,…

Member News: Looking for reviewer

I’m looking for a Portland-based author to review my novel, “Treasure of the Blue Whale.” It’s set to be published by Regal House in 2020, but I need a review from which to glean a jacket blurb. Deadline: May 15, 2019. Respond with a list of published works, please. Email: cabodolphin [at] gmail.com

Member News: Congratulations, Shaun Radecki

Congratulations to Film Lab alum, Shaun Radecki, for his short screenplay GRACIAS being an Official Selection at the Richmond International Film Festival. A local story inspired by the hardship and plight of Oregon migrant farmers, Shaun is excited to try and bring this timely and heartfelt drama to life soon with a production shot here…

Member News: Book Launch & Submission Opportunity

Member News--Book Launch & Submission Opportunity

The Milwaukie Poetry Series and The Poetry Box present a reading to celebrate the 8th issue of The Poeming Pigeon: SPORTS on Saturday, May 4th at 2:00 at The Pond House (2215 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie OR). Featured readers include Brittney Corrigan, Sharon Wood Wortman, Kris Demien, Penelope Scambly Schott, Margaret Chula, Toni Partington, Joshua…

Member News: Call for Proposals

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Call for Proposals from the Oregon Poetry Association for the Fall 2019 Conference “Coming Home” September 14 and 15, 2019 Salem Convention Center, Salem, OR Submissions accepted between May 1 and June 1, 2019 For information on how to submit go to: Call for Proposals

Member News: Nancy E Dollahite, Field Notes from Sichuan

Just released by Nancy E Dollahite, Field Notes from Sichuan; Learning to be a Foreigner, will ring true with anyone who has ever lived abroad or felt like an outsider. Based on the author’s experience teaching there in the 1980s, this is one woman’s love story with rural China as it rushes toward becoming a…