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 Conference News: Agent Katie Reed at #wilwrite23

Katie Reed began her career in publishing with Andrea Hurst Literary Management while pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English and has worked in the publishing field for over a decade. As a literary agent, Katie loves discovering new talent, building lasting connections with her authors, and working diligently to represent books readers will love.…

Poetry and Prose in the Timberline Review

Willamette Writers calls on many fantastic authors and writers to make each year’s issue of the Timberline Review a success, and we would be swamped by the sea of submissions if it weren’t for our editors. It is fortunate, then, that we have someone as passionate about poetry as Suzy Harris. Suzy’s passion was made…

Daniel José Older Headshot

We are proud to announce the speakers at the 52nd Annual Willamette Writers Conference on July 29 – August 1, 2021!

Writing Advice from Zoraida Córdova

by Mari Hotchkiss An unusual career path. As a young child in Ecuador, Zoraida Córdova grew up listening to her grandmother’s stories that were filled with magic and wonder. At six years old, she immigrated to the United States with her mom and grandma, causing her to abandon her love of stories. “I stopped reading.…

Cheryl Strayed

We are proud to announce the speakers at the 51st Annual Willamette Writers Conference on July 31 – August 2, 2020!