Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Public Readings

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During the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, a rich and diverse gathering of prose writers and poets read from their work. Unless otherwise noted, all readings take place at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden State Park.

All readings are free, and open to the public.

Sunday, July 16, 7 pm

  • Bruce Beasley; Debra Gwartney

Monday, July 17, 7 pm

  • Gary Copeland Lilley, Suzanne Paola, Emily Kendal Frey

Tuesday, July 18, 7 pm

  • Sam Ligon; Melissa Febos

Wednesday, July 19, 7 pm
(Downtown at the Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water Street)

  • Alexandra Teague, Shawn Vestal, Patricia Henley

Thursday, July 20, 7 pm

  • Kate Lebo, Luis Urrea

Friday, July 21, 7 pm

  • Bill Ransom, Katie Farris, Ilya Kaminsky

Saturday, July 22, 7 pm

  • Barry Lopez, Lily Hoang