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Meet Author Susan Hill Long
• What we'll do On March 6th (doors at 6:30), author Susan Hill Long will be joining the Portland Chapter. About Susan Hill Long Susan Hill Long is a children’s book author. Her recent books include THE MAGIC MIRROR: CONCERNING A LONELY PRINCESS, A FOUNDLING GIRL, A SCHEMING KING, AND A PICKPOCKET SQUIRREL (available May 10, 2016), and middle grade novel WHISTLE IN THE DARK. Her awards include Bank Street Best Books, Oregon Book Award–the Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature, and the Katherine Paterson Prize. You can find out more about her at About the Portland Chapter We invite you to join our Portland chapter meeting to find your community, develop your craft and expand your career. Willamette Writers Chapters are local writing communities where writers improve their craft and acquire the career skills required in today’s publishing world. Our Portland speaker meetings have 65 to 100 attendees. They are held the first Tuesday of each month at the historic Old Church in downtown Portland, 1422 SW 11th Ave. Fellowship begins at 6:30 p.m., the meeting starts at 7 and ends at 8:15. Book signings, silent auctions, or other events are held in the back room after the meeting until 8:30 p.m. The Young Willamette Writers’ meeting for grades 5 to 10 takes place in an adjacent room. The speaker meetings are free to Willamette Writers members and full time students. Guests are asked for a $5 donation. Join us on MeetUp to receive meeting updates, and follow us on Twitter @wilwrite. Speaker schedules can change and we do our best to keep you informed. Questions? Email • What to bring Pen, paper. • Important to know

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    Willamette Writers is a non-profit and the largest writers organization in Oregon. Need help writing a novel? A screenplay? Finding a critique group? This is a good group to join.

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