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Portland: Rene Denfeld on Story
January 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Writing from Real Life: Everyone Has a Story
Join us for our first Portland Chapter meeting of the new year on January 7, 2020 with New York Times Bestselling novelist, Rene Denfeld.
With years of hard work and sacrifice, Denfeld went from unknown writer to award-winning, bestselling novelist. Join us as she explores how to tell your own story, with tons of practical publishing and writing advice.
About Rene Denfeld
Rene Denfeld is the bestselling author of The Butterfly Girl, The Child Finder and The Enchanted. Her novels have won numerous honors, including a prestigious French Prix, an ALA Medal for Excellence in Fiction, a Carnegie listing, an IMPAC listing, Oregonian best book of the year and more. A longtime death row investigator, Rene has won awards for her justice work, including a Break the Silence award in Washington, DC and being named Hero of the Year by the New York Times. Rene grew up in Portland, where she overcame severe poverty, abuse and homelessness. She lives in Portland with her children, all adopted from foster care.
Doors open at 6:30PM.
6:30-7:00 p.m., Meeting Setup, Fellowship and Refreshments
7:00-8:15 p.m., News and Announcements followed by the Program
8:15-8:30 p.m., Book signings etc
Monthly meetings at all the chapters are free for members of Willamette Writers. Fee for nonmembers to attend meetings at the Portland chapter meetings is $5 (suggested donation).
For information about Willamette Writers chapters in Vancouver, Salem, Corvallis, Eugene, Newport, and Medford, visit http://willamettewriters.org/events/category/monthly-meetings/list/