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October 2016

“Ask the Publisher” with Laura Stanfill

October 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

As long as Newport doesn't take a substantial hit or lose power this presentation will go ahead as planned! Join Us! Laura Stanfill, publisher of Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, will answer all our publishing questions at the Sunday, Oct. 16 meeting of Willamette Writers Coast Branch. The free workshop will be held at 2 p.m. in…

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November 2016

Meeting with Forensics Expert Kathy Saviers

November 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

On Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, Willamette Writers Coast Chapter in Newport will host a meeting with forensics expert Kathy Saviers. The free workshop will be held at 2 p.m. in the McEntee Room of the Newport Public Library. Join us! Meeting with Forensics Expert Kathy Saviers Your detective arrives at the murder scene. Blood all over.…

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January 2017

“Calling All Local Historians–Getting Started with Arcadia” with Andrea Larson Perez

January 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

The Coast Chapter of Willamette Writers will kick off its 2017 offerings on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2-4 p.m., with a visit from Andrea Larson Perez, author of “Postcard History Series: Astoria” at the Newport Public Library. In a talk entitled “Getting Started with Arcadia Publishing,” Perez will share her experiences of writing for the South Carolina-based publisher,…

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February 2017

Meeting with Oregon Trail Novelist Janet Fisher

February 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue OR United States

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, 2-4 p.m. join Willamette Writers Oregon Coast at the Newport Recreation Center in Room 105 for a meeting with Oregon Trail novelist Janet Fisher. Please Note: This month only the meeting is at the Newport Recreation Center in Room 105 & on the 4th Sunday and not the 3rd Sunday. Oregon Trail Novelist…

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March 2017

Newport: “The Famous Recipe: Building a Memoir” with Floyd Skloot

March 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

On Sunday, March 19, from 2-4 p.m. the Coast Chapter will host Floyd Skloot at the Newport Public Library. This talk will focus on the way Floyd Skloot built one of his prize-winning essays, "The Famous Recipe," and also how that essay in turn became a key part of building his book Revertigo: An Off-Kilter Memoir. Along…

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April 2017

Newport: Personal Essay Workshop with Karen Karbo

April 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

Note: This Meeting is on Sunday, April 9, and not on our usual 3rd weekend Karen Karbo, author of multiple award-winning novels, memoirs and works of non-fiction, will discuss the art of the personal essay at the April 9 meeting of Willamette Writers Coast Chapter. The meeting takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at…

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May 2017

Newport: “Purifying the Poem” with A. Molotkov

May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

Poet A. Molotkov, author of The Catalog of Broken Things, will discuss “Purifying the Poem” at the May 21 meeting of Willamette Writers Coast Chapter. The workshop takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Library. Purifying the Poem: Poetry Workshop During this free workshop, Molotov will discuss why poetry is (or is…

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June 2017

Newport: “Turning No to Yes” with Jamie Duclos-Yourdon

June 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365

Portland author Jamie Duclos-Yourdon will discuss “Turning No to Yes” at the June 18 meeting of the Willamette Writers Coast Chapter. The free workshop takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Library. Turning No to Yes: Workshop Duclos-Yourdon produced seven manuscripts before publishing his debut novel, Froelich's Ladder, with Forest Avenue Press…

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September 2017

Newport: Meeting with Novelist Janet Fisher

September 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OREGON TRAIL NOVELIST VISITS WILLAMETTE WRITERS Janet Fisher, author of two historical novels based on settlers coming west via the Oregon Trail, will discuss the process of writing and publishing her books at the Sept. 17 meeting of Willamette Writers’ Coast Chapter. The free presentation takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Newport…

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October 2017

Newport: Oregon Coast Chapter Meeting

October 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street
Newport, OR 97365
Bill Kenower

Fearless Writing with William Kenower William Kenower, author of Fearless Writing: How to Create Boldly and Write with Confidence, will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 15 meeting of the coast branch of Willamette Writers. His talk will include advice on how to banish doubt and writers block and unleash the powerful writer within.…

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