Curbside NaNoWriMo

Despite NaNoWriMo being online this year, the Palouse Writers Guild is still encouraging local writers to connect and share. We have partnered with the Potlatch Public Library and Troy Public Library to host “Motivational Mondays” for those community members who wish to participate in a “curbside” NaNoWriMo program. Budding writers …

2020 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Palouse Writers Festival, First Chapter Contest Winners!   Icarus Never Flew ‘Round Here by Matthew Edwards (Boise, ID) First Place and Judge’s Choice Award   Valkyrie’s Cry by Sonya Bramwell (Genesee, ID) Second Place The Gold of Ghost Canyon by Kathy Baxter (Orofino, ID) Third Place …

Palouse Writers Festival

Registration for Zoom Workshops is now closed. You may still register and attend in person.   COVID-19 UPDATE:  Owing to new social distancing requirements, the number of available seats for each workshop has been reduced.  There will be six feet between all seats at the event.  Per 1912 Center policy, …

Call for Authors, April 2020

Independent Bookstore Day is a national party that takes place at indie bookstores all across the country. BookPeople of Moscow is more than just a store, it’s a community center passionate about bringing readers and writers together. To celebrate Independent Bookstore Day the Palouse Writers Guild is looking for 8 …

Workshop: Travel Writing

“Tell me all about your trip!” This request follows travelers as they head out into the world, and it’s one of the first things they hear when they return. When we leave our homes to explore the wider world, we feel compelled to bring home a memorable story. But putting …

PWG 2020 Writing Contest

2020 Writing Contest Rules The Palouse Writers Guild 2020 writing contest is open to all people regardless of whether they are members of the Palouse Writers Guild. Awards 1st Prize, $100 2nd Prize, $50 Book People Gift Card 3rd Prize, $25 Book People Gift Card PWG Writing Contest Rules Send …

Small Business Saturday, 2019

Small Business Saturday is the counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On Small Business Saturday, holiday shoppers are encouraged to patronize locally owned, independent, brick and mortar businesses rather than visiting big box retailers or making purchases via e-commerce. To further promote shopping at brick and mortar stores, in …

Call for Authors, November 2019 Book Signing

The weekend after Thanksgiving is the busiest shopping period of the year, filled with Americans rushing to make holiday purchases.  Small Business Saturday is the counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  On Small Business Saturday, holiday shoppers are encouraged to patronize locally owned, independent, brick and mortar businesses rather …

Market Day Book Signing

Moscow Farmers Market days are an excellent opportunity to introduce local authors to the community. This event, co-sponsored by the Palouse Writers Guild and BookPeople of Moscow features authors from the Palouse and LC Valley. From 10 AM to 1 PM authors will be on hand, both outside and in …