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Novelists speaking at #TCWF17

March 20, 2017

If novels are your jam, we have a line-up for you! The following novelists will be coming to McMinnville on April 22, 2017 to speak about their craft and hold workshops. For a full list of workshops, click here.

Sean Davis is the author of The Wax Bullet War, a Purple Heart Iraq veteran, and a community leader in Northeast Portland. He is the American Legion’s 2015 winner of the Legionnaire of the Year Award and the recipient of the Emily Gottfried Emerging Leader, Human Rights award for 2016.

Anna Keesey received her MFA from the University of Iowa. Her work has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and Houghton-Mifflin’s Best American Short Stories. Her novel Little Century (2012) earned a “Discover Great New Writers” award from Barnes and Noble and the Janet Heidinger Kafka award from the University of Rochester. Keesey teaches at Linfield College.

C. Morgan Kennedy is an author of contemporary romance, futuristic, and steampunk novels. In her day job, she is a marketing and business development professional for smart building technology. She also writes The Melting Pot: Stories with Diversity & Multiculturalism column for Night Owl Reviews’ The Booklover e-magazine.

Daniel Wilson is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times best seller Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis, as well as seven other books, including How to Survive a Robot Uprising, A Boy and His Bot, and Amped. He earned a Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in artificial intelligence and robotics. His next novel, The Clockwork Dynasty, will be released on July 4, 2017. Wilson lives in Portland, Oregon.

Have you registered yet for the 2017 festival? You can do so here. 

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