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Lawyers and Oregon Writers: Terroir Creative Writing Festival

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It has been said that lawyers are frustrated writers. (This can also be said about most writers.) For those of you seeking your inner scribe (contrast with those seeking their inner inventor at Da Vinci Days):

TERROIR CREATIVE WRITING FESTIVAL

A day of workshops, lectures and readings brings writers together in McMinnville, May 1, 2010

The Terroir Creative Writing Festival, a full day of workshops, readings and book signings, will take place from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. in McMinnville.

Sponsored by the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County:

Meet nationally acclaimed Oregon writers.
Ursula K. Le Guin, Molly Gloss, Larry Colton, Carlos Reyes and others

Share your passion for words and books.
Attend workshops, talks, readings and book signings

Learn more about your craft.
Fiction, poetry, memoir and bookbinding

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.” (Link to Festival website and registration information: Arts Alliance website.)

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