Season 5 of the Northwest Author Series underway

Author workshops for Oregon writers

Northwest Author Series presents Emily Chenoweth, Oct. 23

Northwest Author Series presents Emily Chenoweth, Oct. 23

The Northwest Author Series is an educational series of author workshops put on for the benefit of aspiring writers of all levels from Wilsonville, Oregon and the surrounding areas. All of the authors who present for the Northwest Author Series are residents of the Pacific Northwest, traditionally published authors and experienced writing workshop teachers.

The series takes place the third Sunday of each month during the school year (September–May). Authors who present sign copies of their most recently published book after the workshop.

2011-2012 Northwest Author Series

  • Sept. 18, Jeff Baker, Qualities of Critically Acclaimed Books: How To Write for Raves
  • Oct. 23, Emily Chenoweth, Memoir or Fiction? Make The Most of Your Choice
  • Dec. 4, Christina Katz, The Writer’s Workout: Whip Your Literary Ambitions Into Shape
  • Jan. 29, Karen Karbo, Passions Into Paychecks: Make A Living Without A Brand
  • Feb. 26, Bill Johnson, A Story Is A Promise: The Essential Elements of Storytelling
  • Mar. 18: Pamela Hill Smith, For The Love of Research: How To Write Biography
  • Apr. 15: Kevin Sampsell, The Book World: From Reader To Published Author
  • May 6: Heather Vogel Frederick, Much Ado About Middle Grade: Mastering Setting, Character & Plot

Details for all events

  • Time: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Wilsonville Public Library, Oak Room
  • Cost: $5
  • Snacks and coffee provided by Lamb’s Thriftway and Starbucks
  • Sponsored by The Wilsonville Public Library and The Friends of the Wilsonville Public Library
  • Series created and hosted by Christina Katz

More information online: Northwest Author Series