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Free Daily Literary Readings: July 17-22

Free Daily Literary Readings: July 17-22

Above: Terrance Hayes All events are at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater on the campus of Fort Worden State Parks.  Proof of up-to-date vaccine status and masks are required.   Click here to watch tonight’s reading.   Sunday, July 17, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. (Wheeler Theater) Matthew Olzmann Matthew Olzmann is the author of Constellation

Port Townsend Writers Conference: Summer Reading Series

JULY 13th, 14th and 16th at 7:PM PST   This week, we’re trying something necessary and new: online workshops and online readings. But we’re also offering a return to what we’ve always tried to cultivate: a chance to disconnect from daily life and reconnect with the written word. We know that this is a far

Summer Writing Workshops Now Online

While the Port Townsend Writers Conference has been postponed until 2021, we have an alternative. We’re offering six online workshops this summer, giving us all the opportunity reconnect and reaffirm our commitment to our craft and our community. Faculty includes Paisley Rekdal, Alexandra Teague, Robert Lopez, Sam Ligon, Debra Gwartney and Rebecca Brown. Workshops are

Centrum Suspends 2020 Summer Season Until 2021

Programs Through August 2, 2020 Rescheduled to 2021. Centrum Executive Director, Robert Birman, announced today that the organization’s traditional summer programming for 2020 is being postponed and rescheduled to 2021. This decision affects all Centrum workshops up to and including the Port Townsend Acoustic Blues festival which was due to end on August 2, 2020.

A Warm Farewell to Jordan Hartt

After 14 years with Centrum, Jordan Hartt will be stepping down as the program manager of the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, a role he has held for more than a decade. His hard work and dedication for making a community for and about writers has made this conference what it is today. Throughout his time,