About Us

Cascade Writers provides educational seminars and workshops for the general public interested in writing and publishing original works. Cascade Writers is registered as a non-profit corporation in Washington state.

Our History
Our Teachers

Many professional authors, agents, editors, and speakers have made our events possible in the past. Listed by profession or alphabetically.
Our Alumni  •  Published Alumni
Our students get published! Check out the testimonials page to learn about benefits of our workshops from past participants.

Code of Conduct

We value the participation of each member of the Cascade Writers community and want all attendees, speakers, workshop leaders, guests, and staff to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all are expected to show respect and courtesy to others throughout the conference and at all conference events, whether officially sponsored by Cascade Writers or not.

Please review our code of conduct before attending.

Contact Us

Please use our Contact Form for questions or comments.

Our Staff

Cascade Writers Officers

      • President – Alaina Ewing
      • Vice-President – Rhiannon Rhys-Jones
      • Treasurer – Rebecca Birch
      • Vice-Treasurer – Tom Wright
      • Secretary – Stephanie Bissette-Roark
      • Board Chairman and Spokesperson – Tom Wright

Cascade Writers Board of Directors

      • Alaina Ewing
      • Tom Wright
      • Shannon Page
      • Spencer Ellsworth


      • Public Relations — Haley Isleib
      • Website – Shannon Marie Chavez
      • Registration Chair – Rhiannon Rhys-Jones
      • Programming – Alaina Ewing
      • Library Liaison – Tom Wright

Logo and Art Design

Lee Moyer, Illustrator


Karen Junker