Uncategorized

MEMBER NEWS: NEW RELEASE – The Best I Can Do by Cheryl Landes

The Best I Can Do MN Release Graphic

Cheryl Landes’ memoir, The Best I Can Do: A True Story of Navigating the Complexities of Mental Illness and Homelessness, was released on May 1 in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month. She shares her experiences of caring for a spouse struggling from an undiagnosed mental health condition during the last 20 years of his…

Flash Fiction with Miriam Gershow

By: Kate Ristau “Writing flash fiction is like running a sprint – – every moment counts.” That’s what Miriam Gershow has to say about writing flash fiction. Gershow, a senior writing instructor at University of Oregon, is the author of The Local News (Spiegel & Grau) and Survival Tips: Stories (Propeller Books). But not too…

Member News: Book Launch and Party

ELEANOR’S SONG BOOK LAUNCH AND PARTY Award winning author Susan K. Field announces the release of her debut novel, Eleanor’s Song. A coming of age. A thriller. Above all, a story of redemption and hope. And you’re invited to celebrate the book launch with Field at an open house on Sunday, November 5, 2023, from…

Member News: New Release – Deadly Tides

Sheriff Jax Turner is learning to live again. Holding tight to the hope of reconciling with his FBI agent ex-wife, the wary man is determined to keep his focus on his coastal Oregon community. And after a concerned brother requests a welfare check, Jax is troubled to find the absent surf shop owner’s tracks lead…

Willamette Writers at the Portland Book Festival

Portland Book Festival Header

Willamette Writers is proud to be participating in the Portland Book Festival on November 4th, 2023 with our friends at Literary Arts. The Portland Book Festival is one of our favorite events of the year — a celebration of books! Author Signing At The Willamette Writers Table The festivities begin with our author signing. Meet Willamette Writers…

Member News: New Release- Getting Lost To Find Home

Caroline Miller’s Memoir Score on Oregon Arts Watch Words of parise for the memoir: “Miller’s strong narrative is evident throughout her memoir, and she is quite eloquent in expressing her belief that we are lost and all of us are trying to find home. She believes that if we do not periodically experience discomfort in…

Member News: New Release – Ready Or Not

As a child, Cody Benson disappeared while on a trek in the snowy Oregon wilderness. A fugitive, wanted for murder, saved him from a freezing death. Now a twenty-six-year-old assistant professor of anthropology, Cody is determined to find his rescuer and secretly resolve his past, but his sideways life is filled with anomalies—guilt, panic attacks,…