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Link to Workshops information MWS Writing Workshops:  


    • Andrea Hollander - Lyric Essay
    • Annie Lighthart - Small and Beguiling: A Short Poem Workshop
    • John Brehm - The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy
    • Martha Gies - Stories Waiting To Be Written [Fiction]
    • Peter Sears - Fall 2014 Poetry Writing Workshop #1[class is full]
    • Peter Sears - Fall 2014 Poetry Writing Workshop #2
    • John Brehm - Writing the Skinny Poem
    • Peter Sears - Winter 2015 Poetry Writing Workshop
    • Peter Sears - Spring 2015 Poetry Writing Workshop


Link to The Press Club readingsMWS Readings at The Press Club:


    • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Martha Gies
    • Sunday, August 10, 2014 - Spencer Reece & Michael Achterman
    • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - VoiceCatcher


News in Oregon's Literary Community

    • Peter Sears named Oregon's Seventh Poet Laureate

    • Memorial Service for Vern Rutsala
      Lewis & Clark College, Smith Hall,
      Saturday, May 17, 2014, 4:00 PM

    • Oregon State University presents acclaimed author Tobias Wolff, the 2014 winner of OSU Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement. Read More about the Stone Award and the 2012 Stone award recipient, Joyce Carol Oates



MWS Special Events:   Link to other readings & events





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In Memoriam

Vern Rutsala

1934 - 2014

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