To get a complete listing of Alissa Lukara's current writing workshops, retreats, events and speaking engagements, go to Transformational Writers

2012 Writing Books that Transform Lives monthly workshops
Willamette Writers National Conference, Portland, Oregon, Mining Writing Challenges for Creative Gold
Ashland Book Fair, presenter

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers, Central Point, Oregon, Get Real: Writing a Publishable Memoir for Today's Market


Writing Books that Transform Lives monthly workshops
Southern Oregon Willamette Writers, Central Point, Oregon, Deepening Your Writing


Southern Oregon Book Fair
Ask-A-Author presentations, Ashland Public Library, Ashland, OR, Alissa Lukara and Shoshana Alexander
Write of Passage: How to Write, Publish and Promote a Nonficton Book, Full Day workshop with Alissa Lukara and Shoshana Alexander

Southern Oregon Willamette Writers, Central Pt., Publishing Panel and Creating a Writer's Platform presentation Full Day
Writing Grace writing workshops in Ashland, Oregon, and online

November and December 2007

December 6 and 20, Teleconference
Writing Grace--Writing as a Path to Transform Your Life, Pt. 2, Ongoing group

November 30 Ashland, OR
The Treasure Box: The Magic and Power of Telling Our Stories, Performance Readings by Authors Alissa Lukara, Gaea Yudron & John Fisher-Smith
7:30PM, Bellview Grange

November 5 Ashland, OR
Ashland School of Hypnotherapy, Presentation

October 2007

October 3
Writing Grace Teleconference, Available online now at

October 10 and 24 through November 20 and 26th
Writing Grace--Writing as a Path to Transform Your Life Workshops, Online/Teleconference and in Ashland, OR

September 2007

September 21: New Orleans, LA
National Children's Advocacy Center Annual Conference on Preventing Child Sexual Abuse. Presenter.

June 2007

Chicago, IL

Presenter, Creative Writing Series, National Women’s Studies Conference, St. Charles, IL


March – May 2007


May 31  Eugene, OR

Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Drive, Eugene, OR  2 pm

May 22-24 Olympia, WA
WCSAP 2007 Annual Conference - Strengthening Services and Ourselves, Presenter

May 5 Los Angeles, CA
Dutton's Brentwood, 2 to 4 PM The Joyful Heart Foundation and sponsor a gathering in honor of Alissa's LA Debut of Riding Grace. 11975 San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood, CA. Open and free to the public. More information:

April 11 Sebastopol, CA
Copperfield's Books, 7 pm, Riding Grace, A Healing Celebration, 138 N. Main Street, Sebastopol, CA, (707) 823-2618  

March 14 – 16  Portland, Oregon

March 14 

In Other Words Women’s Books and Resources, 8 NE Killingsworth St, Portland  6:30 pm  


March 16

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Trade Show


March 10-11  Seattle, Washington area

March 10  Lake Forest Park, WA

Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA  6:30 pm


March 11  Bellingham, Washington

Village Books, 1200 Eleventh Street, Bellingham, WA 5 pm


March 3  Medford, Oregon

Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Rd., Medford 4 pm


March 2  Ashland, Oregon

JEGA Gallery, First Friday Reading, “Women with Attitude and the Men Who Love Women with Attitude” Art Show


January – February 2007


February 8  Thursday, Ashland, Oregon

Bloomsbury Books, Ashland 7:30 pm


January 28  Sunday, Ashland, Oregon

Unity Church, Guest Sermon, “Miracle at the Grange” 



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