Willamette Writers

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Jack Estes

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Jack Estes

Jack Estes will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Jack Estes is the author of the critically acclaimed Vietnam memoir, A Field of Innocence – Finalist for the Oregon Book Awards- and his equally powerful, recent novel, A Soldier’s Son. His articles and essays have appeared in…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Mary DeMocker

Willamette Writers Author Signing Mary DeMocker

Mary DeMocker will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Mary DeMocker uses the arts to fight for a healthy future. Her 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, features a…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Cheryl M. Willis, Ed.D.

Cheryl M. Willis, Ed.D. will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Temple University graduate, Cheryl M. Willis pursued her passion for Tap Dance writing the first doctoral dissertation on African American women tap dancers from the Swing Era. Recently, she published “Tappin At the Apollo: The African…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: John Dover

Willamette Writers Author Signing: John Dover

John Dover will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Author and musician, John Dover, lives in Portland Oregon. He is the writer and creator of the Johnny Scotch series of novella’s and comics. He is also a contributor on several horror anthologies. As a musician, John considers…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Jeff Stookey

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Jeff Stookey

Jeff Stookey will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Growing up in a small town in rural Washington State, Jeff Stookey enjoyed writing stories. He studied literature, history, and cinema at Occidental College, and then got a BFA in Theater from Fort Wright College. In his 40s…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Gregg Coodley M.D.

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Gregg Coodley M.D.

Gregg Coodley M.D. will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Gregg Coodley M.D. is the author of 3 prior books. His first history, The Magnificent Losers: History’s Greatest Unsuccessful Reformers, Revolutionaries, and Fighters for Freedom and Justice, was published in 2017. Coodley graduated with a BA in…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Susan Ralphe

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Susan Ralphe

Susan Ralphe will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Susan’s disease was traced back to kindergarten. On a manic high in high school, she got straight A’s while joining almost every extracurricular activity. Depression colored most of her college years. Normal demands of marriage and children brought…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Kim Allred

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Kim Allred

Kim Allred will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Kim Allred grew up in Southern California but now enjoys the quiet life in an old timber town in the Pacific Northwest where she raises alpacas, llamas, and an undetermined number of free-range chickens. Just like her characters,…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Dami Roelse

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Dami Roelse

Dami Roelse will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Dami Roelse, a certified life coach and blogger shares in her writing how the walking lifestyle has given a positive spin on life after the loss of her life partner. Born in Holland, Roelse has traveled the world,…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Benjamin Gorman

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Benjamin Gorman

Benjamin Gorman will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Benjamin Gorman teaches high school English in Independence, Oregon, where he lives with his beautiful, smart, and infinitely patient wife, Paige, and their essentially perfect son, Noah. Paige and and Benjamin are to co-publishers at Not a Pipe…