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July 14-20: Free Readings from The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

July 14-20: Free Readings from The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

(Pictured above: Kate Lebo) 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 14, 2019 7:15—Readings by

Centrum Announces New Program Manager for Writing

Centrum Executive Director, Robert Birman, announced today that George Marie, of Port Townsend, has been selected as the next Program Manager for Writing at Centrum, effective July, 2019. Outgoing manager Jordan Hartt has led Centrum’s writing programs skillfully since 2006 and is settling in Olympia, Washington, to raise his family. Ms. Marie will work with

Daniel Orozco Teaches Short Stories at 2019 Writers’ Conference

The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference is excited to welcome Daniel Orozco to the faculty in 2019. With his unique and sharp understanding of craft, workshop participants will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the craft of the short story. Daniel Orozco is the author of Orientation and Other Stories (Farrar Straus Giroux). His work has appeared

November 17: Free Performance by Master Storytellers

Donna Washington (pictured above), of North Carolina, and Pat Peterson, of Port Angeles will engage audiences with powerful, expressive storytelling in November. Tuesday, November 13, 7 p.m., Port Townsend Library: Donna Washington (Donna only) Saturday, November 17, 7 p.m.: Northwind Arts Center: Donna Washington & Pat Peterson Stories are for general audiences, children welcome Donna

Centrum Oral Storytelling Workshop November 15-18

Centrum is pleased to announce a new Oral Storytelling Workshop November 15-18, 2018, that brings you together with two master artists, Donna Washington and Naomi Baltuck, in a long weekend focused on the oral tradition of storytelling. This is a generative workshop appropriate for anyone who wants to explore the oral craft of storytelling, regardless