R243. Writing the Personal Through Fiction and Nonfiction, Sponsored by Grove/Atlantic, Hugo House, and Seattle Arts & Lectures

Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm


Join three highly acclaimed, award-winning writers—New York Times bestselling author Terese Marie Mailhot, New York Times notable author Pam Houston, and Hugo Award-winner G. Willow Wilson—as they discuss the rewards and challenges of depicting culture, landscape, trauma, and family across genres.



Katie Raissian is an Associate Editor at Grove Atlantic. She is also the publisher and editor in chief of Stonecutter Journal, based in Brooklyn, New York.

Terese Mailhot is from Seabird Island Band. Her writing appears in West Branch, Guernica, Pacific Standard, Elle, and elsewhere. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling Heart Berries: A Memoir. She is a Tecumseh Postdoctoral Fellow at Purdue University.

Pam Houston is the author of five books of fiction and nonfiction including Cowboys Are My Weakness and Contents May Have Shifted. She teaches in the CW programs at the Institute for American Indian Art and UC Davis and she directs the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers. 

G. Willow Wilson


March 8–11, 2023
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Convention Center