CHM Event

Writer’s Day

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Virtual Event

Click here to sign up for the event!

The Coos History Museum and Southwestern Oregon Community College are happy to announce the (virtual) 5th annual Writers Day event and competition will be taking place on October 17, 2020!


UPDATE: The submission deadline has been extended to September 30th!

We are also excited to announce that thanks to generous donations from Cranberry Sweets & More, Charleston Marine Life Center, and 7 Devils Brewing Co. We now have prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in both the poetry and short story categories!

This year we will be hosting a virtual Writers Day on October 17th at 2:00 PM. We will still be hosting some incredible guest authors and holding a writing competition for local writers. A new addition to this year’s event, is an an open mic for selected winners and other interested writers to showcase their work! For more information check out the sections below and get printable versions of the event day flier and our updated submission guidelines for the competition / open mic.

To see more details about the competition and event, please click here!

To sign up for the event on October 17th, please click here!


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