27th Annual Conference
OCTOBER 7, 8 & 9, 2021
Bridging the Past to the Future
What would you miss if you sat this one out?
Workshops for every member, from beginner to advanced, designed for writers, journalists, and poets, led by Nationally known speakers as well as our own fabulous and giving WWW members on topics ranging from:
Award Winning Keynote Speaker, Molly Gloss
Increased book sales via the Conference Book Store!
Ask Agents & Editors your most burning questions at the Agent/Editor Roundtable!
You’d miss the opportunity to submit pages to an Agent/Editor for review!
The Conference Hubs
All of this fun and learning for …
$159! (Early Bird Member Price)
Registration Opens June 1, 2021
More conference information will be noted on the
Women Writing the West website soon!
Questions? Contact Kathy Sechrist, Conference Chair
Volunteers Build Success For WWW!
WWW is an organization that thrives on its member volunteers. Without you, we cannot grow, provide educational and fun services for our members, nor would we be able to put on a conference, virtual or onsite.
So to all who have volunteered this year – THANK YOU! You have made a huge difference for the rest of us.
But we need to ask for more – the 2021 Conference Committee needs your support, skills, and knowledge in the following areas:
Please contact Debra Whiting Alexander to give her your dream volunteer position!
WWW 2021 Virtual Auction – Call For Donations
Why: Support the WILLA Literary Award. We haven’t had a fundraiser to underwrite The WILLA Literary Award in two years. Let’s make this a success.
When: October 5 – 9, 2021 the auction is open for bidding.
Where: Virtual on-line auction.
After Checking Out The Lists … You’ll Want To Donate
New to Virtual Auctions?
- It’s amazingly FUN and EASY!
- The auction will be open to the public. Bidders don’t have to be registered for the conference to bid.
Questions: Deborah Swenson: WWW2021Auction@gmail.com
Check It Out Now
Molly Gloss is the author of several novels including The Jump-Off Creek, The Dazzle of Day, Wild Life, The Hearts of Horses and Falling From Horses, as well as the story collection Unforeseen. She writes both realistic fiction and science fiction, and her work has received, among other honors, a PEN West Fiction Prize, an Oregon Book Award, two Pacific Northwest Booksellers Awards, the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and a Whiting Writers Award. A fourth-generation Oregonian, she lives in Portland.
Registration for the 27th Annual WWW Conference will open June 1, 2021
The WWW Conference Hub
Get to know your fellow attendees and make new friends that share our interests. Want to chat about the challenges of researching? Discuss different eras or western regions? Connect with western mystery writers? We will have topic-specific rooms for you to join, as well as rooms if you’d like to discuss the workshops of the day.
Complete information will be available in late spring
You won’t need hotel reservations with our Virtual Conference, but do save the dates and join us Online!
Kathy Sechrist, firstname.lastname@example.org
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