2017 Terroir Creative Writing Festival
The 7th Annual Arts Alliance of Yamhill County Terroir Creative Writing Festival will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Yamhill Valley Branch of Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville (288 NE Norton Lane).
This year’s speakers and workshop leaders include: Sean Davis-Iraq War Veteran and community leader. Steve Duin - columnist and author. Harry Fuller-author, birding expert, Emily Grosvenor - journalist, essayist, kickstarter creator, and social media maven. Ed Higgins - poet, short fiction, print and online journals. Anna Keesey - award winning author. C. Morgan Kennedy - contemporary romance, futuristic and steampunk novels. Chip MacGregor - president of MacGregor Library, Inc. agent. Kathleen Dean Moore-philosopher, climate activist and writer. Lynn Otto-poet, advisory editor at Triggerfish Critical Review, freelance copy editor. Andrea Stolowitz - national and international presented play writer. Daniel Wilson - author, Ph.D and Masters in robotics. Lidia Yoknavitch - author, teacher of writing and literature.
More information on the speakers
Be sure to bring some of your own work to read during the open mic reading session at the end of the day!
Festival Schedule: April 22nd, 9-5:30
The Terroir Creative Writing Festival is sponsored by the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County with support from the Yamhill County Cultural Coalition, the Oregon Cultural Trust, the Oregon Community Foundation, Third Street Books of McMinnville, Linfield College, and Chemeketa Community College, Yamhill Valley Campus.