planning for 2016

January 3, 2016

2016 calendar

Writing may be a solitary business, but there is no shortage of opportunities to mix with other writers. Here, for your 2016 calendar, are a number of word-worthy festivals and conferences coming up in the Cascadia region (and, a couple, elsewhere).

January 30 — Write to Publish, Portland, OR

February 19-21 — Galiano Literary Festival, Galiano Island, BC, Canada

February 19-21 — 16th Silverton Poetry Festival, Silverton, OR

February 26-28 — FisherPoets Gathering, Astoria, OR

March 11-12 — Words on the Water, Campbell River, BC, Canada

March 30 – April 2 — AWP Conference & Bookfair, Los Angeles

April 2-26 — Get Lit! Festival, Spokane, WA

April 21 – May 1 — 6th Annual Verses Festival of Words, Vancouver, BC

May 9-22 — 9th Biennial Skagit River Poetry Festival, La Conner, WA

June 24-25 — Chuckanut Writers Conference, Bellingham, WA

July 10-16 — Summer Fishtrap, Wallowa Lake, OR

July 10-17 — The Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop, Reed College, Portland, OR

July 12-15 — Sun Valley Writers’ Conference, Sun Valley, ID

July 17-24 — The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA

July 28–31 — Pacific Northwest Writers Association Conference, Seattle, WA

August 1-31 — August Poetry Postcard Fest, everywhere

August 5-7 — The Willamette Writers Conference, Portland, OR

September 23-25 — LiTFUSE Poets’ Workshop, Tieton, WA

September 30 – October 2 — Write on the Sound, Edmonds, WA

October 18–23 — The Vancouver Writers Fest, Vancouver, BC

October 20-23 — 30th Anniversary Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, Newark, NJ

October 21-22 — The Tacoma Poetry Festival, Tacoma, WA

November 3-6 — Cascadia Poetry Festival, Seattle, WA

November 5 — Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival, Portland, OR
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2 Responses to “planning for 2016”

  1. Connie Walle Says:

    And the Tacoma Poetry Festival, Oct 21-22, 2016 at the Tacoma Public Utilities Building, Tacoma WA Brian Turner Keynote.

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