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WINTERSONG READING EVENT 2019

Writers in the Grove is pleased to host the WINTERSONG 2019 public reading event at the Forest Grove United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 10:30 AM to about noon.

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This event is open to all ages. It is free to enter and to attend.

The location is:

Forest Grove United Methodist Church
1726 Cedar Street
Forest Grove, Oregon.

Submission Guidelines and Entry Form is located here: (more…)

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Wintersong Reading Event 2017

Wintersong reading presentation featuring Paula Adams of Writers in the Grove.Writers in the Grove has been invited to be a part of the Forest Grove United Methodist Church’s Cultural Events Series with our Wintersong annual reading. The event is Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 10:30AM to about noon.

The location is:

Forest Grove United Methodist Church
1726 Cedar Street
Forest Grove, Oregon

The event is open to all ages. It is free to enter and attend.

Wintersong is one of two annual readings presented by Writers in the Grove. Wintersong happens in January, and Lend an Ear is in July. It features local writers reading their works.

The event’s guest moderator will be Ron Field, keeping the show flowing smoothly.

Wintersong Submissions

If you would like to join us and share one or more of your written pieces, you must have your submission entry mailed in and postmarked by December 15, 2016. Submissions are limited to one or more pieces of prose, poetry, or songs that can be read out loud within four minutes. Entries must be original, written by the applicant, and must not infringe any copyright or other proprietary rights.

Entries will be selected on the basis of originality, writing style, and quality of the work. Decisions of the Selection Committee are final.

All genres are welcome, subject to the following filter: This is a family-friendly event. Submissions must reflect content suitable for a mixed-age audience. Content and submissions deemed inappropriate will not be considered.

If your entry is chosen, you will be notified no later than January 8, 2017, and you will read your entry at the event on January 21, 2017.

For the submission guidelines and entry form, please download the form (PDF). There is no entry fee for submission.

Lend an Ear, Come and Hear Reading, July 9, 2016

Lend an Ear 2015 - Audience listen to Veronica read.As a reminder, Lend an Ear, Come and Hear is July 9, 2016, at Plum Hill Winery in Gaston, Oregon. It begins at 10:30AM and goes to approximately 1PM.

Local writers submitted their four-minute readings and we have a fabulous collection of short stories and poems this year. Local authors will be selling their books, and the pizza wagon will be available for food. We are very grateful to Plum Hill Winery for once again providing such a beautiful outdoor venue. And their wine is pretty awesome, too!

You can find more information and details in our announcement and on the Lend an Ear, Come and Hear site.