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Summer “Four Minutes of Fame” is Coming Up!

Write On The River presents the next installment of Four Minutes of Fame on Tuesday, August 25 at O’Grady’s Pantry at the Sleeping Lady Resort in Leavenworth. Four Minutes of Fame is a casual and enjoyable evening of local writers reading their original works. Networking begins at 6:30pm followed by readings beginning at 7pm.  Opportunities to read are open to all, but they are limited, scheduled in advance, and available to Write On The River Members first, through August 19. After that, reading spots are open to the public. Come and delight in an open mic night for writers! Sign up to read your poetry, essay, short fiction, journal entry, or novel excerpt. Or simply come and listen. This is not a competition, performance, slam, or critique, just a friendly evening among local writers. Want to become a Member?  It’s easy! Join at http://writeontheriver.org/members/become-a-member.  Sign up for microphone time or get more information at info@writeontheriver.org or 509-293-9215. Leavenworth’s

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Upcoming Events. Posted on July 23, 2015.

Interested in Fundraising and/or Promotion? We’re Hiring!

Write On The River is looking to hire an awesome team member to help grow our organization. The position is a part-time contracted one that could combine both fundraising and promotional responsibilities. Download this PDF to get all the details! WOTRPromoFundCoordinator.doc

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Uncategorized. Posted on August 2, 2015.

A very big “THANK YOU!”

Our annual conference was a huge success, and we’d like to thank all the presenters, attendees, sponsors, and volunteers who made it happen. THANK YOU! We could not have done it without your support and involvement. And thanks to all who joined us on Saturday evening for our 10th birthday party! We are looking forward to the next 10 years! As always, we have a full slate of awesome events coming up this summer and fall. Stay tuned to our Facebook, e-newsletter, and this website for all the dates and times for upcoming meet-ups, workshops, events and Four Minutes of Fame open mic nights. Happy Writing!

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Conference News. Posted on May 23, 2015.

Congrats to our 2015 Writing Competition Winners!

Applaud Write On The River’s Winning Writers! Top awards for short fiction and nonfiction in the 2015 ALCOA Competition go to six local literary artists. Jen Barger, Marlene Farrell, David Hammond, Janna Hatton, Jake Lodato and Lloyd Smith will receive a share of $1200 in cash prizes at the opening of the Conference on Saturday May 16. CLICK HERE to read their winning entries. Their younger counterparts submitting work to the group’s Chelsea Cain Fiction Competition will also be recognized at that ceremony. They are Juan Gaspar Martin Jr., a senior at Wenatchee High School; Ellen Perleberg, a sophomore at Cashmere High School (Honorable Mentions) and the $100 prize winner, Edan Patterson, a junior at Wenatchee High School in WVC’s Running Start program. Congratulations to our wonderful winners, and thanks to all who threw their writerly hat in the ring!

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Conference News. Posted on April 22, 2015.