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On August 3rd – 5th 2018, over 700 attendees will gather for the Willamette Writers Conference in Portland, Oregon. Join us for a weekend that’s all about writers and writing. Meet industry professionals, learn from world-class faculty & keynotes, and connect with a community of writers.

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Members Receive Discount!

Members receive a discount on Conference registration. Click here to become a member today.

New This Year: Special Master Classes on Thursday, August 2nd

This year we offer conference attendees the opportunity to sign up for special master classes by few of our conference faculty. Limited spots will be available. Additional fees apply.

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Conference Pricing

Please note: Conference price includes, breakfast, lunch and appetizers reception on Friday and Saturday.

Early bird pricing ends July 15th.

Early bird Members
  • Full: $499
  • Friday Only: $229
  • Saturday & Sunday: $329
Regular Registration Members
  • Full: $549
  • Friday Only: $279
  • Saturday & Sunday: $379
Early bird NonMembers
  • Full: $544
  • Friday Only: $274
  • Saturday & Sunday: $374
  • Includes one-year membership
Regular Registration NonMembers
  • Full: $594
  • Friday Only: $324
  • Saturday & Sunday: $424
  • Includes one-year membership

Big Critique:

  • Free for full conference early bird registrants (F/S/Su)
  • Registration for Big Critique will close when the event fills up. First come first serve.
  • No on site registration for Big Critique
  • Can be purchased separately – available to Friday only or Sat+Sun
    • $15 for members
    • $25 non-members

Master Classes (5 hours & includes lunch):

  • Conference Attendees:
    • Early bird Members: $199
    • Regular Registration Members: $224
    • Early bird Nonmembers: $224
    • Regular Registration Nonmembers: $249
  • Master Class Only (No-conference):
    • Early bird Members: $249
    • Regular Registration Members: $274
    • Early bird Nonmembers: $254
    • Regular Registration Nonmembers: $299

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Student Discount

  • Student discount is 50% (Must have current student ID)

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Senior Discount

  • Senior discount is 10% (65+ with ID)

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Advance Manuscript Critique

  • $75

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