Past Presenters

Photos and information from past Write in the Harbor conferences.


Putsata Reang at the podium of Write in the Harbor for her keynote address.
Audience watches Putsata Reang's masterclass.Putsata Reang gave an extraordinary Keynote address and Masterclass! 


Keynote speaker Jeff Leisawitz is all smiles in front of conference attendees, many hands in the air with the "I love you" hand gesture.

Keynote speaker Jeff Leisawitz is all smiles as he pumps up the crowd for a weekend of workshops and fun! 

Tashawn Deville leads the Youth SummitTashawn Deville leads the show at the 1st Write in the Harbor Youth Summit. 

2020 Write in the Harbor Conference was a successful virtual event thanks to ZOOM!

images of people smiling from online conference

Author Wendy Kendall (left) is welcomed by Dr. Olga Inglebritson (center), Dean of Gig Harbor Campus & Continuing Education.



people seated watching conference speaker

people seated watching speaker

Full conference at Gig Harbor Campus for Write in the Harbor 2019

keynot speaker of 2019

Author and speaker Erica Bauermeister presents in 2019



audience watching speaker

College President, Dr. Ivan Harrell, Kicking off our Conference in 2018

audience watching speaker

It’s another packed house at the Gig Harbor Campus!

2018 keynot speaker at podium

Keynote Dave Boling, Author of The Warner Boys and The Lost History of Stars



books from the main speaker

Just a few of the many books by J.A. Jance, Keynote speaker in 2017


2017 keynote speaker


J.A. Jance having fun with the crowd


attendees and keynote speaker

Jim Lynch and our excited future authors!



2015 keynote speaker

Our first presenter was Garth Stein in 2015, author of The Art of Racing in the Rain

2015 keynote speaker signing booksA book signing is always a highlight for both participants and presenters!