Willamette Writers

Member News: Release of “The Home” by L. Wade Powers

L. Wade Powers announces the release of his novel, The Home. The novel is set in the 1950s about a children’s institution (foster kids, orphans, kids of working parents). Aimed at a “new adult” and older audience, it relates the trials of preteens and young teens to emerging sexuality, dormitory violence and social relationships, but it…

Member News: Kristina Bak releases new book

From Here to Argentina: A Tango Love Story Released Tango, romance, life-or-death drama, and a little noir! Kristina Bak’s new novella, From Here to Argentina: A Tango Love Story, published by Luminare Press, is available on Amazon, or to order through your favorite independent bookstore. Kristina will be reading at Roundabout Books in Bend’s Northwest Crossing with…

Member News – Sherry Joiner Art Exhibit

Sherry Joiner Member News

Come join Sherry Joiner at the Ant Farm Cafe, Sandy, Oregon for her Art Exhibit Sherry Joiner, author of Sherry Goes Sane: Living A Life With Schizo-Affective Disorder, is exhibiting her paintings with NAMI Clackamas at the Ant Farm Cafe, 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, Oregon, 97055. The exhibit begins the First Friday of October in…

Member News – KC Cowan releases new book

KC Cowan new book

Second Book in KC Cowan Fantasy Series Released The Hunt for Winter by Portland authors KC Cowan and Sara Cole has just been released by RavenswoodPublishing. Queen Irene’s son, Winter, is missing. His wizard teacher, Seever, has tried to find the boy using his “far-away vision,” but it is blocked when he looks to the…

Member News: Dede Montgomery Memoir My Music Man

Dede Montgomery Book

Dede Montgomery announces the release of her memoir in October by Bedazzled Ink Books. My Music Man uses stories of seven generations of family living in the Willamette Valley, including publisher J.K. Gill and earliest Oregon Territory residents Chloe Clark and William Willson, to illustrate the power of storytelling. As Montgomery moves through grief to…

Member News: Brian K. Pinaire Releases New Book

Brian K. Pinaire

Brian K. Pinaire releases THIS IS NOT YOUR FATHER’S FATHERHOOD Brian K. Pinaire has published THIS IS NOT YOUR FATHER’S FATHERHOOD, a comic memoir that offers a male perspective on raising children. In witty, insightful, and carefully integrated essays, Pinaire reflects on delivery room negotiations, paternity leave, work-life balancing, passive-aggressive daycare teachers, BabyBjorns, childproofing, children’s…

Member News: Bill Kroger releases 13 Months In Vietnam

Bill Kroger

Bill Kroger releases 13 MONTHS IN VIETNAM Willamette Writers member Bill Kroger announces the publication of his second novel: 13 Months in Vietnam. It’s about four young men who go to Vietnam in 1963, early in the war before the major shooting began, which sets 13 Months in Vietnam apart from other books that are…

Member News: Chuck Cooper releases Safety Harbor: Keepers of the Light

Chuck Cooper releases Safety Harbor: Keepers of the Light Chuck Cooper announces the release of his new book, Safety Harbor: Keepers of the Light.  Joe is Safety Harbor’s most beloved citizen. Through his gift of simple hospitality for all, and the quiet sharing of his wisdom with those who frequent his diner, he has influenced…