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Student Writing Competition

Wordcrafters announces the first writing competition for students sponsored by the University of Oregon Bookstore. All elementary, middle, and high school students in students in Lane County, Oregon are eligible whether they attend public, private, or home school. The contest review panel will select three winners from each academic level. Click here for more details. Continue reading

Myrlin Hepworth and Teen Poetry!

. Poet and Performance Artist Myrlin Hepworth will hold two poetry workshops for teens at the Wordcrafters Conference in Eugene March, 2014. Details are still forthcoming, but at this writing it appears that he will hold a workshop for middle school kids and one for high schoolers, to be followed by a Poetry Slam open to … Continue reading

Elizabeth George to Speak at the Conference

Elizabeth George, known for her Inspector Lynley British crime novels, is scheduled to be a keynote presenter and teacher at the 2014 conference. Most of Elizabeth’s books have been filmed by the BBC and air regularly on PBS’s Mystery. Elizabeth knows the craft of fiction, and is generous in sharing her knowledge and experience. We’re … Continue reading

Susan Wiggs to Speak at Conference

New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs will be a Retreat Leader and key presenter at the March, 2014 Wordcrafters In Eugene Writers Conference. Susan brings great enthusiasm and energy, not to mention extraordinary experience and wisdom to her classes and talks. To be in a retreat with Susan is to really understand the craft … Continue reading

Writers Conference March 7, 8, 9, 2014

It’s official! The inaugural Wordcrafters In Eugene Conference will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 7, 8 and 9, 2014 at the Eugene Hilton.  We are planning to have many amazing activities, including speakers, classes, workshops, hands-on editing services with professionals in the industry, and more! The two retreat classes will be held Monday … Continue reading