Regional Conferences

Write on the River Conference

Wenatchee, Washington

May 16-18, 2014

Write on the River is North Central Washington’s only writing conference.  Seasonal networking events give an opportunity to read work in public in a supportive environment. More than just a conference, writers of different abilities and interests are connected in writing groups and provided with guidelines to get them started. writeontheriver.org

The Chuckanut Writers’ Conference, Bellingham

Whatcom Community College, Bellingham
June 27-28, 2014

The website re-launch in January 2013 will provide all of the details for the 2013 conference.

chuckanutwritersconference.com

Centrum – The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend

July 10-20, 2014
 
With a focus on community and rigorous attention to craft, the conference offers morning workshops, afternoon workshops, residencies, guided free-writes, and a vibrant readings and lectures series presented by contemporary writers.

centrum.org/the-port-townsend-writers-conference

Pacific Northwest Writers' Association, Seattle

Summer Conference

July 17-20, 2014

The summer conference is an opportunity to meet other writers, attend classes focused on different aspects of the craft, and pitch your ideas to agents and editors. pnwa.org

Willamette Writers’ Conference

Portland, Oregon

August 1-3, 2014

Since its beginning in 1965, Willamette Writers has provided meeting places for the exchange of ideas and information and has initiated programs designed to help writers increase skills related to the craft of writing. Both published and aspiring writers are invited to join. Dues are $36 a year. willamettewriters.com

Write on the Sound Writers Conference

Edmonds, Washington

October 3-5, 2014

Write on the Sound presents over 30 workshops by noted authors, educators, and trade professionals who share their talents and literary visions. Focus is on the craft of writing. There are four sessions/day and a choice of four workshops/sessions within each time slot. There are pre-conference critique sessions and workshops on Friday, plus a writing contest. writeonthesound.com

The Whidbey Island Writers’ Conference

Langley, Washington

  No date available as of 2/17/2014

Attendees for the 15th annual Whidbey Island Writers’ Conference will work with experienced professional writers, agents, and editors. They will share their knowledge, technique, practical experience, and joy of writing. nila.edu/wiwc