Look below for links to other writing resources and community organizations in the Portland area.
Ash Good: Editor, Co-founder/editor of First Matter Press, Curator of High Priestess of Poetry, Writing Workshop Facilitator. Ash works 1-on-1 with poets and authors who are developing manuscripts as an editor and coach. She co-hosts Poetry is a Pleasure of the Body, a weekly drop-in, gererative writing ritual and is the curator of Bloom, an open-mic for poets, intuitives, artists and sensitives.
Northwest Narrative Medicine Collaborative:Narrative medicine is a practice in which we recognize, absorb, metabolize, and allow ourselves to be moved by stories of illness. Through narrative practice, we recognize, respect, and nourish those affected by illness—patients and caregivers of all kind. This local collaborative offers monthly workshops, story-telling evenings and in-depth trainings to facilitate Narrative Medicine.
Write In PortlandA literary calendar of classes, readings, and other writerly pursuits.
VoiceCatcher VoiceCatcher is a nonprofit community that connects, inspires and empowers women writers and artists in the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area.
PDX WritersPDX Writers facilitates workshops and retreats that generate great writing. We offer a wide variety of prompt-driven workshops for new and seasoned writers.
Hedgebrook Supports visionary women writers whose stories shape our culture by offering writing residencies, master classes and salons at their retreat facility on Whidbey Island
Robyn Steely Former Executive Director of Write Around Portland offers creative, relationship-based training, train-the-trainer, writing and curriculum, organizational development, and facilitation. Specializing in nonprofits, NGOs, social justice, and mission-based organizations.
Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)Provides individual access to tools and resources for creating independently published media and artwork. Offers a certificate program in comics/graphic novel, fiction/non-fiction, poetry and image & text.
Donnella WoodDonnella, a long-time PWW writer and facilitator, offers psychotherapy, somatic experiencing & coaching and movement education and therapy.
berginlearningarts.comBergin Learning Arts, a Nonprofit School of Expressive Arts is about Exploring the Art of Learning for adults and children.
Sidra Quinn: Intuitive energy healer, Sidra helps create balance in the physical and energetic bodies. Intuitive energy healing can support you in dealing with trauma as well as helping you identify those habitual, but hidden patterns, that keep you from living the life you desire. Sidra also offers embodied writing circles twice a month.
Local Health Connect: Find Mind, Body, Spirit healers, therapists and practitioners. This organization is based in Vancouver, WA.