Congratulations to Gary Copeland Lilley, who has been named Artistic Curator of the Port Townsend Writers Conference. Lilley follows Sam Ligon, who served as Artistic Director from 2015 through 2021.

The 2021 Conference was held online and the 2022 Conference is scheduled for July 17-24, with further details on programming available after the first of the year.

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photo by Diane Urbani de la Paz

Father’s Day

June 21, 2020


For Father’s Day,
here’s a link to
“A Proper Elegy for My Father”
by Gary Copeland Lilley.
The poem appeared in
Willow Springs 73.

More on elegy (and other terms) from Edward Hirsch’s A Poet’s Glossary.

Tonight at Village Books

November 16, 2019

Tonight, Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 7:00pm, Village Books in Fairhaven will host what promises to be a memorable mix of words and music: poet Tess Gallagher and poet/musician Gary Copeland Lilley.

This event is part of the Nature of Writing Series run in partnership with the North Cascades Institute.

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