Monthly Meetings & Workshops

November – Orit Ofri

Orit Ofri SM

Social Networking for Writers On Sunday November 16th, from 2-4 pm, Willamette Writers Coast Chapter will offer a free workshop on social networking for writers. This two-hour interactive workshop by Orit Ofri will define author platform, and show what an on-line presence can do for writers. Participants will learn about blogs and other social networks, and will include specific ingredients for a successful social platform. Students will learn how to decide which social media networks to use and how to maximize time spent working on them. Attendees will explore guiding principles that will help them make the right choices. Workshop…

News & Events

William Stafford Event

William Stafford Celebration On January 19, from 2:00 -4:00 p.m., Willamette Writers will remember and celebrate Oregon poet laureate William Stafford.  The event will begin with a viewing of the film Every War Has Two Losers. Following the film, local poet Cynthia Jacobi will facilitate a reading of some of Stafford’s poems. Community members are invited to share their favorite Stafford poems, or bring their own work, written in the Stafford spirit. The event takes place in the Newport Public Library’s McEntee meeting room. January is the 100th anniversary of Stafford’s birth. He was Oregon’s Poet Laureate for fifteen years.  He…