AWP Offsite Event: Networking at AWP

Prepare yourself for the next few days with this event hosted by Willamette Writers and Wordcrafters in our loft.

Over 12,000 writers descend on Portland for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference.

How can you find your tribe in this endless sea of people?

Join Willamette Writers Executive Director Kate Ristau, Community Outreach Coordinator Debby Dodds, and Wordcrafters Executive Director Daryll Lynne Evans as we discuss strategies for networking, chatting, and making the most of your time at AWP.

This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to join us.

Launch! Strongly Worded Women: The Best of the Year of Publishing Women (Anthology)

Not a Pipe Publishing is one of the only companies in the world to accept author Kamila Shamsie’s challenge to only publish women during 2018, making it the Year of Publishing Women. Strongly Worded Women: The Best of the Year of Publishing Women showcases the talent of 18 amazing writers across genres who all demonstrate the strength of their voices.

At this launch party, we’ll hear teasers from:

Chloe Hagerman
Julia Figliotti
Rosie Bueford
LeeAnn McLennan (The Supernormal Legacy)
Tonya Lippert
Maren Anderson (Closing the Store)
Elizabeth Beechwood
Lizzy Carney
Taylor Buccello
Debby Dodds (Amish Guys Don’t Call)

Local Authors Debby Dodds and Linda Atwell

We will hear from both Debby Dodds (Amish Guys Don’t Call) and Linda Atwell (Loving Lindsey). They’ll each read a bit from their newly released books, and then we’ll have a discussion about mother/daughter relationships, so bring your angst!

Willamette Writers Tabling Afternoon

Meet a handful of local authors and their books outside the shop today. They’ll be hanging out and you can talk to them about their books, which they’ll be happy to sign for you. Bring them on in for purchase, and go home happy! We’ll be visited by authers Kate Ristau, Steve Davala, Erik Wecks, Erin Ritch, Raymond Bolton, Joanna Bartlett, Debby Dodds, and Benjamin Gorman.

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