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Poet Laureate come to Centralia

On Saturday, September 9th, Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will be at Centralia College for two engagements. During the day he will teach a poetry workshop at the Southwest Washington Writers Conference in the Walton Science Center. Click here … Continue reading

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Two workshops by Kyle Pratt

Hello! My name is Kyle Pratt and I’m the author of nine action-adventure and speculative fiction novels, novellas, and novelettes. Many of these books have ranked high on Amazon bestseller lists. Through Many Fires, the first book in my post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Poet Laureate

We are honored that Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will teach a workshop, “Three Notes Played on a Silver Flute,” at the Sept. 9 Southwest Washington Writers Conference. That evening, the Robert K. and Ann J. Powers Endowed Professor … Continue reading

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Registration is Easy

Registration for the fourth Annual Southwest Washington Writers Conference on September 9, 2017, is open. This year, just as in previous years, the conference will be held at the Walton Science Center at Centralia College. You can register online or … Continue reading

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Official Poster!

The official poster of the Fourth Annual Southwest Washington Writers Conference is now available. The conference is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 in the Walton Science Center at Centralia College. Please help us spread the word by linking to the … Continue reading

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Debunking Fake News

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”― Mark Twain Micheal T. Hurley author of I Solemnly Swear; Conmen, DEA, the Media and Pan Am 103,  refused to be a placid victim when the mainstream media … Continue reading

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New Logo

Courtesy of Colleen Stewart we have a fantastic new logo. Since we started the Southwest Washington Writers Conference in 2013, we’ve been blessed with terrific community support from sponsors such as Gorham Printing, The Chronicle, and South Bay Press. Now … Continue reading

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Kyle Pratt’s Latest Release

Southwest Washington Writers member Kyle Pratt released his fifth book. The novel, Braving the Storms, is the third book of the Strengthen What Remains series. In the first book, Through Many Fires, nuclear terrorism strikes the nation’s capital and six … Continue reading

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Julie Zander’s Newest Book

Southwest Washington Writers member Julie Zander recently released her latest book. For more than a century, the Southwest Washington Fair has drawn farmers, friends, and families to the fairgrounds in Chehalis to show off their livestock, agricultural products, cooking and handicrafts. Now … Continue reading

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The First Two Conferences

Seattle has conferences for writers, and so does Portland, but until September of 2014 this area lacked that level of education and networking. The first year of the conference, I both presented and helped with the organization and operation. This year … Continue reading

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