September WordFest meets at The Electric Bean

On Tuesday, September 3, WordFest will meet at The Electric Bean, 945 Washington Way in Longview.

Retired physician Dan Roberts will be reading his short story that won second place in the Mystery/Thriller category at this year’s Pacific Northwest Writers Association. “The Trouble with Sam” begins with a text message from Sam that arrives two weeks after Sam’s death.

Becky Bell will be reading from a book she has been writing about four friends from a small town who become widows around the same time.  They decide to take a cruise together to get a renewed appreciation for life and to broaden their perspectives. Bell has written a number of travel pieces for The Daily News.

Rosemary Powelson, a retired visual artist and educator who taught at LCC for 30 years, will read from her travel narratives and excerpts from two articles published by The Daily News.

The events are free and open to the public. There is an open mic period following the presentations.