Willamette Writers Eugene

Have a great story about a bad date? Share it for Valentine’s Day

Planned Parenthood is organizing a popular Eugene valentine’s benefit that helps keep Oregon the leading state for reproductive freedom. It’s called “It’s Not Me, It’s You: Stories from the Dark Side of Dating,” and it will be held from 7-9pm Friday, February 6th at Cozmic Pizza. Every year, we invite local personalities (writers, comedians, activists,…

January 2015 – book-lover and writerly events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE. More information: 541-682-5450 or www.eugene-or.gov/library   Windfall Reading: Armin Tolentino and Mary Rechner Tuesday, January 20, 5:30 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive This month’s Windfall Reading features poet Armin Tolentino and short story writer and essayist Mary Rechner.   Armin Tolentino is a widely-published poet who was honored with…

Sun 16 Nov: Free Memoir Workshop with Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart, UO Journalism teacher and author of the new memoir, Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family (Lyons, 2914) will present a workshop on how to write and sell short- and book-length memoir at Barnes and Noble in Eugene, this Sunday from 3-5 PM. This is the entertaining and inspiring workshop that Hart…

November 2014 – book-lover & writerly events at Eugene Public Library

All events FREE.   Kim Stafford: The Life and Legacy of William Stafford, Oregon Poet Saturday, November 1, 3:00 p.m., Downtown Eugene Public Library, 10th & Olive In connection with “Oregon Reads 2014,” writer Kim Stafford will give a talk about the life and legacy of his father, celebrated Oregon poet and pacifist William Stafford. …

Sat, 17 Oct: NaNo Mini Plotting Workshop–CHANGE OF VENUE

NaNo Mini Plotting Workshop Saturday, 18 october 1:00-3:00 pm Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members (save $5 if you buy something from the cafe) CHANGE OF VENUE: Washburne Cafe, 326 Main St., Springfield Write a novel in a month? No problem when you plot it out! This fast-paced 2-hour plotting mashup gives you more than a mere…

2014 EIFF SCREENWRITERS/FILMMAKERS RETREAT in EUGENE

2014 EIFF SCREENWRITERS/FILMMAKERS RETREAT A Unique, Intensive Course in Writing and Marketing Your Screenplays and TV Projects Presented by Hollywood Professionals Writer/Producer TOM SAWYER, Literary Agent KEN SHERMAN,  & Movie/Video Distributor MIKE KATCHMAN  9 Hours over 3 Days – plus Homework Assignments SESSION #1 – Friday Evening – Nov 7, 6 – 9 PM SESSION #2 – Saturday Morning…

Thur, 16 Oct: Lunch with Author Susan Fletcher at Book Nest

Thursday, 16 October at Noon at Book Nest (located in Indulge Antiques, Springfield) Susan Fletcher is the author of eleven books for young readers including The Dragon Chronicles series and The Shadow Spinner. To research her novels, she has explored lava tubes and sea caves, ridden in a glider, and cut up baby chicks and mice…

Sat, 18 Oct: C. Steven Blue Poetry & Art Showcase

C. Steven Blue Poetry & Art Showcase (& Open Mic) Saturday, October 18th, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Eugene Public Library More info here This is an exciting poetry event. Eugene poet C. Steven Blue gathers some of Oregon’s most renowned poets for this annual event, along with new poets and artwork by…

22 Sept: Book Release & Reading with Anthony St. Clair

Celebrate former Mid-Valley WW co-chair Anthony St. Clair’s book release for Forever the Road. Travel. Destiny. Beer. In the third Rucksack Universe book, three wanderers in India battle their hearts and their destinies as an awakened evil prepares to destroy all life. Travel. Destiny. Beer. Join local author Anthony St. Clair in the back room…