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Our Email Newsletter, WW Dispatch, includes news about our members’ writing and events. The Dispatch mailing list reaches over 4,000 subscribers and comes out 3-5 times a month.

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Member News: New Release — Of the Forest

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Linda Ferguson’s new chapbook, Of the Forest, was the second-place winner of The Poetry Box Annual Chapbook Prize 2021 and is available at Annie Bloom’s Books and The Poetry Box. A story of three siblings, a spouse, and a surname, Of the Forest weaves poems that hint of danger while also celebrating love… and the…

Member News: New Release — Dark Sand

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Book #4 in the Port Stirling Mystery series, Dark Sand, released in March from author Kay Jennings. Police chief Matt Horning thought life in Port Stirling, Oregon was returning to normal after the earthquake. He was dead wrong. One of the world’s leading geologists, British Lord Phineas Stuart, has gone missing in this classic whodunnit.…

Member News: New Release — Kaleidoscope

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Tiffany Dickinson has released Kaleidoscope, a middle-grade novel set in Portland in 1980. This coming-of-age historical novel is a warm and funny read starring Tabby, a bi-racial 12-year-old, and her eclectic group of friends. While navigating the typical 7th grade stressors of friends, family, and boys, Tabby struggles to determine who she really is as…

Member News: New Release — Blood Sapphire’s Revenge

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Book publisher Epigraph announced the release and worldwide availability of Blood Sapphire’s Revenge — the new military thriller novel by author Dr. Bruce Farmer in eBook, audiobook, softcover and hardcover formats. Mixing questions of faith and existential fate with an exploration of resiliency, human struggle and fortitude in the face of extreme pressure, Blood Sapphire’s…

Member News: New Release — The Model Spy

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Maryka Biaggio’s The Model Spy was released by Sunbury Press March 2022. The Model Spy is based on the true story of Toto Koopman, who spied for the Allies and Italian Resistance during World War II. Largely unknown today, Toto was arguably the first woman to spy for the British Intelligence Service. Operating in the…

Member News: New Release — Toxic Soup

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Toxic Soup by RR Rowley is a new environmental thriller set in the Columbia River Gorge. Toxic waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been poisoning for more than six decades. When her brother dies working at Hanford, Casey swears revenge. But, how can she take on the fortress of a facility? After confiding in…

Member News: Essay Publication — The Letter

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The RavensPerch literary journal includes a new essay by Linda Caradine. Her essay, The Letter, reflects on a curious and alarming turn of events in Caradine’s life. The issue is available online now. Caradine’s memoir is scheduled for publication by Unsolicited Press in April 2024.

Member News: New Release — Reaping the Whirlwind

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Robert E. Boertien has signed a contract with Two Gun Publishing to produce five western novels. The first novel, Reaping the Whirlwind, set in Oregon, is available in either paperback or ebook format. Gold coins minted to commemorate the Lewis and Clark Exposition have been stolen, and it is left to Special Deputy Jennie Palmer…

Member News: New Website — Joe C Smolen

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Author Joe C. Smolen is proud to announce his new website. Here is a message from his site: “I was born on the web with quality content, and I’m only thirteen months old. I represent a published Author who changes me often, feeds me constantly, and we play every day. But he protects me. Yesterday,…