Photo Story: Rainforest Writers Village

Session One (l to r) back: Chuck Walbridge, Tod McCoy, Allie Tullis, Di Francis, Chris Patchell, Cynthia Porter, Julie McGalliard, Camille Hansen; middle: Louise Marley, Sharon Joss, Allan Rousselle, Roberta Gregory, James Van Pelt, Judith Berman, Kathy Klein, Devon Monk, Rebecca Gomez Farrell, Louis West, Julianna Hinckley, Megan Thyagarajan; front: Debora Reinert, Jayne Fury, Susan Matthews, Rebecca Demarest, Barbara Ferrer, Chrysoula Tzavelas. Not pictured: Bob Brown, Patrick Pitts, Trista Steele, Tracy Moore, Shelby Gremel, Chris Willrich, Jennifer Willis, Laura Staley, Patrick Swenson.

The annual Rainforest Writers Village retreat, hosted by Patrick Sw­enson and Fairwood Press, was held at Lake Quinault WA in three sessions from February 19 to March 8, 2020. For more: <>

Session Two (l to r) back: Nikki Rossignol, Tod McCoy, Andrew Rosenberg, Christopher East, Robert McMonigal, Erik Carson, Mindi Welton-Mitchell, Jeff Soesbe, Luke Elliott, Daryl Gregory, Ann Cooney, Mike Gillett, Janka Hobbs; middle: Fonda Lee, Sydney Drinkwater, Chuck Walbridge, Debora Reinert, Dale Ivan Smith, Kelly Lagor, Barb Galler-Smith, Jacob Weisman, Jack Skillingstead, Nancy Kress, Amanda Clark, Natania Barron, Laura Anne Gilman; front: Raven Oak, Elsa Sjunneson, Erica Satifka, Trace Yulie, Lee Hallison, Susan Forest, David D. Levine, Fran Wilde. Not pictured: Ian Vogel, Andrew Fuller, Maura Glynn Thami, Randy Henderson, Christy Henderson, Molly Tanzer.
Session Three (l to r) standing in back: Jennifer Linnea, Remy Nakamura, John Joseph Adams; back: Dane Spencer, Chuck Walbridge, Manny Frishberg, KT Wagner, Margot Spronk, Debora Reinert, Julie Frost, Jennifer Brozek, Haley Isleib, Jeffrey Petersen, Luna Corbden, Steve Nolan, Christie Yant, Alison Sinclair, Che Gilson, Miriah Hetherington; middle: Julia Sidorova, Bonnie Jacoby, Robin Owens, Amy Thomson, Jaime Mayer, Cara Murray, Karen (K.G.) Anderson, Stephanie Weippert; front: Dean Wells, Coral Moore. Not pictured: Genevieve Williams, Les Howle, Todd Lockwood, Ariana Burns.

Photos by Patrick Swenson.

This story and more like it in the April 2020 issue of Locus.

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