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Who is your audience? Kids? Doctors? Don't know? We're here to help. With a presentation by renowned playwright Kira Obolensky, a workshop by Sarina Dorie, and the opening of Willamette Writers Conference registration, it's sure to be an amazing month!
The Notion of Audience | Portland Meeting

On Tuesday, April 5th, renowned playwright Kira Obolensky visits the Willamette Writers Portland membership meeting to talk about the notion of audience. Kira will talk about her work with the theater and share her observations on how letting the audience into her imagination as she writes has dramatically changed her work.

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Conference Registration Opens March 21st!

The Willamette Writers Conference registration opens on March 21st -- for MEMBERS ONLY. Are you a member? Do you need to renew? Log-in to our website and get started on renewing your membership, and we will email you the link on March 21st to register early for the Willamette Writers Conference!

Kay Snow Contest Accepting Entries

The purpose of this annual writing contest, named in honor of Willamette Writers' founder, Kay Snow, is to help writers reach professional goals in writing through a broad array of categories, and also to encourage student writers. In addition to cash prizes, winners will be listed on the Willamette Writers website, are honored at our Willamette Writers Conference the 2nd weekend in  August at the Portland Airport Sheraton Hotel.

Gary Corbin | Member Annoucement

Gary Corbin is pleased to announce the debut of his legal thriller, Lying in Judgment, on March 5. The novel is available in both print and all major ebook formats and can be found on Amazon.com, as well as in the iTunes, Sony Reader, Nook, and Kindle Reader bookstores.

Meg Erbele | Workshop Announcement 

Come explore an ancient landscape peopled with stories to connect with your own stories. Travel to Cork and deep Ireland during the summer solstice to excavate memories in the form of poetry or prose. Led by a mother-daughter team, Meg Eberle and Kaia Sand, this traveling workshop will involve classes, independent writing, excursions, lectures by Irish writers, and opportunities to immerse yourself in local culture. Historic Cork will anchor the first half of the workshop and we will move to the Beara Peninsula village of Glengarriff for the second half. A few spots remain open.

Sarina Dorie | Workshop Announcement  
 Save the Date!

The Willamette Writers on the River chapter is hosting a Spring Workshop on "The Nuts and Bolts of Writing and Selling Short Stories" with Sarina Dorie, April 30th, 10am- 5pm at the Comfort Inn Suites in Corvallis. More info can be found here:

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