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On August 2-4th, 2019, 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.

Master Classes on Thursday and Intensives on Sunday

This year we are adding Sunday intensives to our focused conference offerings. Attendees have the opportunity to sign up for 3-hour intensives and 5-hour master classes with our conference faculty. Very limited spots will be available on April 1. Additional fees apply.

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Conference Pricing

Please note: Conference price includes breakfast, lunch, and an appetizer reception on Friday and Saturday. Workshops on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are included — first come, first serve. No additional registration is required for workshops.

You must sign up at an additional cost to participate in Master Classes and Sunday Intensives.

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

5 -hour Master Classes (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: $274
    • Regular Registration Nonmembers: $299

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3 -hour Intensives (includes lunch):

  • Conference Attendees:
    • Early bird Members: $99
    • Regular Registration Members: $124
    • Early bird Nonmembers: $124
    • Regular Registration Nonmembers: $149
  • Intensive Only (No-conference):
    • Early bird Members: $149
    • Regular Registration Members: $174
    • Early bird Nonmembers: $174
    • Regular Registration Nonmembers: $199

Student Discount

  • Student discount is 50% (Must have current student ID)
  • Discounts do not apply to Master Classes and Sunday Intensives.

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Senior Discount

  • Senior discount is 10% (65+ with ID)
  • Discounts do not apply to Master Classes and Sunday Intensives.

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Advanced Manuscript Critique

  • $75

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