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2012 Festival Information

February 8, 2012

Terroir Creative Writing Festival
Celebrating a Sense of Place

Join us  April 14th for a day of workshops, readings
and literary celebration at the McMinnville Community Center

Terroir (terr whah) refers to the site- and region-specific
characteristics of a wine. Climate, soil and landscape define the wine
grapes’ character. Like the vines that line the hillsides of Yamhill
County, our words take on the qualities of place, growing rich in the
soils of life experiences.

The Terroir Creative Writing Festival brings Oregon writers together
for a day of celebrating this special place, as well as the joys of
writing and books.

Meet nationally acclaimed Oregon writers.
Share your passion for words and books.
Attend workshops, talks, readings and book signings
Learn more about your craft.

Workshop leaders and speakers include:  Workshop leaders and speakers include: Chelsea Cain, Willy Vlautin, Matt Love, Charles Goodrich, Leanne Grabel, Molly Johnson, Bill Siverly, Michael McDowell, Lex Runciman, Mary Slocum, Linda Kuhlmann, Marilyn Worrix, Barbara Drake, Phoebe Newman
Fiction, poetry, memoir and more.

Sponsored by the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County with funding from the Yamhill
County Cultural Coalition.

One Comment leave one →
  1. February 8, 2012 10:18 am

    You might want to change the title (however you do that) since when the notice comes through in my email it reads “Word Press: New Post 206) which could mean anything. Wouldn’t want people to be trashing it without reading it!

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