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Willamette Writers Conference

August 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 4, 2019 @ 11:00 pm

$274 – $594
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 Northeast Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220 + Google Map

For a half a century, the Willamette Writers Conference has been a beacon of opportunity for the writing community. Find your tribe in our exciting array of faculty, instructors and inspirational speakers while discovering new peers and friends. Develop your craft in our workshops, Master Classes, and Sunday Intensives. This August, take your career to the next level.

[See the website for more about the conference, including schedules for classes, intensives, and other events, and a full list of faculty and reps. There are also a variety of pricing options depending on what services or events you plan to attend, membership status, and discounts such as student or senior.]

Join us at the 50th annual Willamette Writers Conference!
Find your community, develop your craft, and expand your career with three full days of writing, as well as Master Classes and intensive workshops this August.

Writing a book?
Find your agent or work on your craft in our workshops and critique sessions.

Working on a screenplay?
Pitch your film to top industry managers and producers.

Poetry? Songwriting? Memoir? Essays?

No matter what you are working on, you will find your community at the Willamette Writers Conference. With keynotes, one-on-one critiques, and a trade show full of writing organizations and industry insiders, you are sure to find the support you need to turn the page on a new chapter in your writing career.

Our full list of presentations, keynotes, and industry professionals is available on our website, along with up-to-date pitches and Master Classes.

Willamette Writers members receive a significant discount. Find out more about becoming a member at willamettewriters.org/join.

Don’t wait. This is a weekend you will never forget.

See you in August.

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August 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am
August 4, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
$274 – $594
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Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
+ Google Map


Willamette Writers