Willamette Writers

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Leonide Martin

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Leonide Martin

Leonide Martin will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Leonide Martin, author of the Mists of Palenque series, draws from academic skills and Maya initiate training to write authentic historical fiction. She studied scientific and indigenous views, conducted extensive research, and on-site archeological excursions. Apprenticing with a…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: L. Wade Powers

L. Wade Powers will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Lawrence W. Powers writes fiction as L. Wade Powers. A retired professor of biology, he lives in Eastern Oregon with a beautiful wife and strange cat. He has two other novels and a short story collection in…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Gretchen Van Lente

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Gretchen Van Lente

Gretchen Van Lente will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th.  I studied with George Saunders and Tobias Wolff, and I taught Creative Writing at Florida Gulf Coast University. I have published in most genres, including children’s educational television, and as a journalist for The Malibu Times and…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Theresa Verboort

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Theresa Verboort

Theresa Verboort will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th.  Born in Coos Bay, Oregon, Theresa grew up in Bandon on the south coast. She worked her way through college as a forestry lookout in Coos County. After finishing college, raising six children, and retiring from the Hillsboro…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Mikko Azul

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Mikko Azul

Mikko Azul will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Mikko Azul is a graduate of The Evergreen State College and former US Marine who takes adventure seriously. She can be found SCUBA diving in Puget Sound or hiking in the Olympic Mountains. Mikko is the author of The…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Kerry Blaisdell

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Kerry Blaisdell

Kerry Blaisdell will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Kerry was born in Vancouver, B.C., and has since lived all over the West Coast of North America, including California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska—everywhere except Mexico! She’s a “computer industry” brat, not a military one, but moving so…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Linnie Thomas

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Linnie Thomas will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Linnie Thomas, HTCP/I, MLW is a Healing Touch Certified Instructor and Practitioner, a Portland area coordinator for Healing Touch Program and related energy medicine modalities, member of Healing Touch Professional Association, Northwest Writers and Publishers Association, and Willamette…

Willamette Writers Author Signing: Sue Fagalde Lick

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Sue Fagalde Lick will be signing books at booth 39 at the Portland Book Festival on November 10th. Sue Fagalde Lick is a writer/musician/dog mom. After many years as a journalist in the Silicon Valley, she escaped to the Oregon Coast, where she happily writes, plays music, and goes on adventures. Her eight published books include…

Willamette Writers Authors Sign Books at The Portland Book Festival

Willamette Writers at Portland Book Festival

by Ari Mathae Willamette Writers, the Portland literary community, and book lovers near and far will meet again Saturday 10, 2018, for the largest celebration of books in the Pacific Northwest: The Portland Book Festival. The event starts at 9 A.M. at the Portland Art Museum and continues there and at other neighboring venues in the…

Member News: Non-Fiction Book of the Year- The Writer’s Crucible

The Writer’s Crucible by author and psychotherapist, Philip Kenney was named as a finalist for non-fiction book of the year by the Red City Review out of Brooklyn, New York. The Writer’s Crucible provides a detailed map for navigating the turbulent emotional waters of a creative life. Writers will come to understand the psychology of…