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Hybrid YWW North: Revision with Jessie Kwak

Beaverton City Library 12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton, OR 97005

Young Willamette Writers Portland Presents Revision with Jessie Kwak About Jessie Kwak Jessie Kwak has always lived in imaginary lands, from Arrakis and Ankh-Morpork to Earthsea, Tatooine, and now Portland, Oregon. When she's not writing, she can be found sewing, mountain biking, or out exploring new worlds both at home and abroad. She is the…

Hybrid Portland: Cats on the Keyboard with Mollie Hunt

Willamette Writers Portland Presents Cats on the Keyboard: Cats and Cat Writing with Mollie Hunt Join us Tuesday evening, April 4th at 7:00 pm at 1336 NW Flanders St Portland to hear Mollie Hunt talk about writing and publishing cozy cat mysteries. Cat writing—it’s a thing. But writing an animal hero can be more than…

Hybrid YWW Southern Oregon: Sharing Our Writing

Grants Pass Library

Young Willamette Writers Portland Presents Sharing Your Writing This month we are encouraging each YWW participant to bring a piece of their own writing to share with the group. We will also talk more about the YWW anthology and how to make sure your piece will be included in this upcoming publication. This meeting will…

Hybrid Hillsboro: Incorporating Your Cultural Roots into Your Writing

Hillsboro Brookwood Library 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy, Hillsboro, OR, United States

Willamette Writers Hillsboro Presents Incorporating Your Cultural Roots into Your Writing with Katherine Quevedo We each have cultural influences we bring to our writing, whether consciously or not. By tapping into these facets with intentionality, you can make your writing more personal and creative. We will talk about generating fresh ideas, subverting expectations, and avoiding…

Hybrid Vancouver: Diversity and Difficulty with Sonja Thomas

Cascade Park Library 600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA, United States

Writing for All Kids: Including Diversity and Difficult Subjects in Our Books Do you want to write for kids, but don’t know where to begin? Spoiler alert: It doesn’t matter where you are on your writing journey, and an MFA is not required! Details: April 17, online and in-person, doors open at 6PM, meeting starts…

In-Person Coast: Editing Bootcamp with Maren Bradley Anderson

Newport Public Library 35 NW Nye St, Newport, OR, United States

Willamette Writers Coast Presents Editing Bootcamp with Maren Bradley Anderson In-Person Only Join the Willamette Writers Coast Chapter as Maren Bradley Anderson, Emerita Editor of the Timberline Review, presents “Editing Bootcamp” Saturday, April 22 from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm at the Newport Public Library. We love it. We hate it. Without it, a story is doomed.…

Hybrid Corvallis: English Language Has a Nature Problem with Julia Corbett

Corvallis Community Center

Willamette Writers on the River in Corvallis Presents The English Language Has a Nature Problem with Julia Corbett The Corvallis Chapter of Willamette Writers invites people to an in-person and virtual presentation of “The English Language Has a Nature Problem” with author and emerita professor Julia Corbett. The English language reinforces a human-dominated culture that disconnects…

Hybrid Eugene: Finding Your Voice with Gina Ochsner

Eugene Public Library 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene, OR

Willamette Writers Eugene Presents Finding Your Vision, Finding Your Voice with Gina Ochsner A generative, hands-on session for essayists, fiction writers, and prose poets of all experience levels. Explore a variety of out-of-the-box methods to generate and develop ideas and material that reflect your unique experiences, imagination, and voice. We’ll talk about how to cultivate…

Hybrid Portland: An Evening with Stephen Holgate

1336 NW Flanders Portland, OR

Portland Willamette Writers Presents An Evening with Stephen Holgate Mark your calendar and join your Portland Chapter on May 2nd at 7 PM for an evening with author and diplomat, Stephen Holgate. This meeting is in-person at 1336 NW Flanders in Portland and online via Zoom. Please read Zoom Details below and then register for…

Salem: Behind the Curtain with 45th Parallel Playwrights

Salem Public Library 585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR, United States

Willamette Writers Salem Chapter Behind the Curtain: Playwriting with the 45th Parallel Playwrights Have you ever wanted to see behind the curtain? Wondered how to get your play produced or process feedback from critiques? Join the Salem Willamette Writers chapter as we meet with the 45th Parallel Playwrights. 45th Parallel Playwrights will explore how they…