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Willamette Writers 49th Annual Writers Conference
August 3 - August 5
The 49th Annual Willamette Writers Conference begins on August 3rd at the Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel. This year, we are Celebrating Diverse Voices with keynote speakers Ijeoma Oluo, Sonia Simone, David Ebershoff, Charlie Jane Anders, Gayle Brandeis, Vivek Shraya, Steven Spatz, and Chelsea Cain. Join us for workshops with Hallie Ephron, Bill Kenower, Curtis Chen, and many other industry professionals. Pitch your work to top-notch literary agents, or present your film to managers and producers.
If you want to get an early start, this year, we are offering focused Master Classes, limited to 12 students, by world-class instructors Scott Meyers, April Shih, and Jennifer Dornbush.
This Conference promises to be the perfect place for you to find your community, develop your craft, and expand your career.