Oregon Writers Colony Founders Day Celebration

August 13-14, 2011

All members and friends of the Oregon Writers Colonly are invited to the annual Founders Day held in Rockaway Beach, Oregon.

Saturday’s schedule includes a Writing Class taught by publisher/editor/writer, Lynn Price – Cost $40. Lynn Price will also have private appointments following the class available for $15 for a one-on-one.

Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen and historical novelist, Barbara Corrado Pope are the featured speakers for Saturday with a reading at the Rockaway City Library at 1:30 and at 3:30 in the afternoon dedicating the newly installed Poetry Pole at the Colonyhouse followed by a reception at Colonyhouse from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday’s program at the Rockaway City Hall kicks off with speaker/writer, Dana Haynes at 9:15a.m., followed by the Authors’ Showcase – a time for featured published authors of OWC to share their work.

The luncheon speaker is R. Gregory Nokes. The afternoon program features break-out sessions moderated by published writers in Poetry, Mystery, Short Fiction, Non-Fiction, Research, and Self-Publishing.

At 4:30 attendees are invited to a reception and tours of the Colonyhouse.

Cost for the Founders Day Celebration is $40 per person. For further information contact Marlene Howard.

To register for the Lynn Price class or Sunday's Founder's Day Celebration festivities, visit the Oregon Writers Colony Founder's Day 2011 Events page.

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