Willamette Writers

Member News: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell

Willamette Writers member Miantae Metcalf McConnell‘s book Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History was released Sep 20, 2016 and a giveaway for the book is currently available. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, perseveres to transform the lives of nuns, Indians, homesteaders, and in the process,…

Help Make the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference a Success

The 2016 Willamette Writers Conference, like many Willamette Writers conferences before it, was packed with fun and learning tailored for our vibrating community of Pacific Northwest writers. We are grateful and proud of what our volunteer conference planning team and our conference volunteres have done. As we plan the next conference, the 2017 Willamette Writers Conference (August…

Congratulations, Jennifer Owenby!

The Truth She Knew offers an honest and powerful glimpse into mental illness, the meaning of true love, and the psychological waltz that a daughter dances as she endures her mother’s unpredictable emotions, manipulation, and abuse. Jennifer has been contacted by a Hollywood producer concerning the story. Congratulations, Jennifer! The Truth She Knew is available…

Member Announcement: Benjamin Gorman’s The Digital Storm

One of our Willamette Writers, Benjamin Gorman, has a podcast – The Digital Storm – which retells Shakespeare’s The Tempest as a science fiction story. The show offers some opportunities for Willamette Writers to promote your own writing. Besides sponsoring a show, you can submit to have a character named after you, provide feedback on the…

Lori Tobias’ Wander Available August 29th from Red Hen Press

Wander, a novel by Lori Tobias, launches August 29 from Red Hen Press imprint Boreal Books. Wander is a tale about love, loss and betrayal set in the frigid wild of Alaska, where a young news reporter faces the winter alone, discovering too late that the biggest threat lies not in the harsh landscape around…