Attic: A Haven for Writerswas established in 1999 as the Attic Writer's Workshop, the Attic Institute is a haven for writers and a unique knowledge studio dedicated to engaging ways to create, explore, and innovate, to generate and participate in important and lively conversation, and to reflect on ideas, the imagination, and civic life, as well as on artistic, cultural, and social experience.


 4232 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97215       (503) 236-0615  


 Friends of Mysteryis a non-profit literary/educational organization in Portland, Oregon which promotes all realms related to mystery and crime fiction and non-fiction. We sponsor a series of public meetings called


Bloody Thursdays, publish The Blood-Letter, and give an annual award, the Spotted Owl, for the best mystery by a Pacific Northwest author. And, we also sponsor a local reading group.


 P.O. Box 8251    Portland, Oregon 97207                           (503) 244-5271



The Northwest Author Series is an educational series of author workshops put on for the benefit of aspiring writers of all levels from Wilsonville, Oregon and the surrounding areas. All of the authors who present for us are:


    * Residents of the Pacific Northwest


    * Traditionally published authors


    * Experienced writing workshop teachers





The Northwest Writer's Book Festival:

Welcome to the official Web site of the
3rd Annual NW Book Festival!

Saturday, July 30, 2011
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR
(corner of SW Morrison and SW Sixth Avenue)



Oregon State Poetry Association strives to bring together, and nurture, the widest possible community of Oregon poets; to help Oregon poets, young and old, develop their talents and skills; to stimulate, at the grassroots level, a statewide appreciation of poetry; and, to raise public awareness of Oregon poets, past and present.










Oregon Writers Colonyis a place for writers. A Community of Writers celebrating 27 years of service to the writing community. This is a  nonprofit organization representing and nurturing both professional and novice writers.  This is a place for people working together to provide opportunities whereby writers are supported and encouraged in a community of their peers. 


P.O. Box 15200, Portland, OR 972893-5200                          (503) 968-0861









Willamette Writersis the largest writers' organization in Oregon and one of the largest writers' organizations in the United States. It is a non-profit, tax-exempt Oregon corporation led by volunteers. Elected officials and directors administer an active program of monthly meetings, special seminars, workshops and conferences. Continuing with established programs and starting new ones is only made possible by strong volunteer support. Members continually explore other ways to interact in the literary community.


9045 SW Barbur Blvd Ste 5a, Portland, OR 97219-4027         (503) 452-1592  (503) 452-0372 – FAX 








Write Around Portland is unique model of writing workshops, published anthologies and public readings, Write Around Portland helps people transform their lives and our community.