Willamette Writers Eugene

Sun 17 April: Avenging the Owl Book Launch Party

Come celebrate the release of Melissa Hart’s debut middle-grade novel and the winners of the Northwest Nature Nerd essay contest. This is a family-friendly event with a fun and lively raptor slideshow and owl pellet dissection station. Local nature- and writing-related nonprofits will have informational tables. Light refreshments and general merriment provided. Sunday at 3…

April 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

April 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library. Writer Tim Hicks Saturday, April 2, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive A reading plus Q-and-A session with Tim Hicks, author of the novel “Last Stop before Tomorrow.” This modern fable brings together an artist, a computer modeler, and…

100 Book Club Challenge with our own Danuta Pfeiffer & Kathleen Cremonesi

Bring Willamette Writers members Danuta Pfeiffer and Kathleen Cremonesi to your book club! The goal is 100 book clubs in one year. Two Oregon authors have launched this ambitious campaign to share their memoirs: Kathleen Cremonesi with Love in the Elephant Tent, How Running Away with the Circus Brought Me Home, and Danuta Pfeiffer with Chiseled,…

Sat. March 19: Ron Rash at Eugene Public Library

Please mark your calendars for a wonderful talk and reading by the critically acclaimed, best selling writer, Ron Rash at the Eugene Public Library on Saturday, March 19, at 2:00 PM. The event is free. Ron Rash is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of One Foot in Eden, Saints at the River, The World…

March 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

March 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library. Kids and Teens: Vote for Your Favorite Books Starting March 1, all locations of Eugene Public Library Kids and teens: vote for your favorites to win the Oregon Reader’s Choice Award and Beverly Cleary Children’s Choice…

30 Jan Workshop: Building Your Story with John Reed

Building Your Story Saturday, Jan 30th, 1-3 pm Wordcrafters Workshop: 480 Charnelton, Eugene Price: $35 Instructor: John Reed Register at Wordcrafters This class covers all the basic aspects of story and applies to both short stories and novels. We’ll discuss spicing up your story with the “Three Cs”: The Clock, The Crucible, and The Contract. We’ll learn how to determine where the…

January 2016 — Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

January 2016 – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library   All events free. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.   Celebrating Shakespeare’s First Folio Saturday, January 16, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive. Free. Join Lara Bovilsky for an introduction to the exhibit “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare”…

Sat, 9 January: Writing from Your Body Workshop

Presented by Mid-Valley Willamette Writers Saturday, 9 January 2016, 1:00-3:00 pm Stellaria Community Rooms, 150 Shelton McMurphy Drive $30 members/$45 nonmembers email Midvalleyww@gmail.com to register You carry every moment you have ever lived deep in the cells of your body. Your mind may have forgotten an experience, but your body holds it and carries it…

Oct. 2015  – Writing and Book Events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading Tuesday, October 20 15, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s readers are poet Amy Miller and short story and songwriter Craig Wright.   Amy Miller has published poetry widely and won the Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry…