The 2021 Willamette Writers Conference will be held online from July 29 to August 1. The conference features workshops, panels, pitch sessions, critiques, and Zoom games for poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators. The faculty includes poet Kate Gray, fiction writers Heidi W. Durrow, Hallie Ephron, Fonda Lee, Daniel José Older, and J. T. Townley, and fiction and nonfiction writer Pam Houston.
Willamette Writers Conference, 5331 South Macadam Avenue, Suite 258, PMB 215, Portland, OR 97239.
A prize of $1,000, publication by Futurepoem, and 25 author copies is given annually for a book of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or hybrid-genre work. The editors will judge. Using only the online submission system, submit a manuscript of up to 200 pages with a $28 entry fee between June 15 and July 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.