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Soapstone: Celebrating Women Writers

The 2023 winner of the Bread and Roses Award is:

ELEANOR BERRY

Each year on March 8, International Women's Day, Soapstone honors a woman from Oregon whose work has helped to sustain the writing community. Go to Bread and Roses Award for more information.

Winter/Spring 2024 Study Groups

Reading Magda Szabó’s The Door (translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix)
Led by Tricia Snell
Six Saturday mornings: 10am – noon (PST)
Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3, 10, 2024
via Zoom
$75, scholarships available
Limited to 16 participants

Small, Potent Packages, Part 3: Reading Short Stories by Women Writers
led by Anndee Hochman
six sessions, 2 hours each 
Sundays February 18-March 24
11 a.m.-1 p.m. PST/2-4 p.m. EST, on Zoom
$75, scholarships available
Limited to 16 participants

Reading Diane Seuss’s frank: sonnets
Led by John Morrison
Six Saturday mornings: 10am – noon (PST)
March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27 and May 4
via Zoom
$75, scholarships available
Limited to 16 participants

Reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Demon Copperhead
Led by Brenda Peterson
Six Saturday mornings: 10am – noon (PST)
May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15
via Zoom
$75, scholarships available
Limited to 16 participants

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To be notified about these programs and those of many other literary organizations, sign up for our bi-weekly community email announcements. They contain information about readings, workshops and opportunities for readers and writers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. If you only want to receive emails about the study groups, sign up as above and send us an email letting us know, to soapstonewriting@gmail.com.

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Soapstone provides grants to support ad hoc events that celebrate women writers. Go to Events for more information.