Compose Writing Conference goes digital

By Jared Preble / May 24, 2020

      Clackamas Community College, a campus previously teeming with life and happenings, has met a stretch of desolation on campus. With events being cancelled left and right the idea of hosting a workshop with twelve talented writers, illustrators and filmmakers seems out of the question. This was not the case for this year’s…

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“Compose” your thoughts

By Victoria Drews / May 22, 2018

Roger Rook rooms 204-209 as well as McLoughlin 121 hosted Clackamas Community College’s annual writing event “Compose” last Saturday. Beginning at 8:45 a.m., light snacks and water were served for participants as they gathered for a full days’ worth of workshops on “fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, publishing, and more,” according to Workshops began at…

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Writers bloom at Compose

By Nicholas Allison / May 23, 2017

By Nicholas Allison Connect. Collaborate. Create. The simple statement on fliers all over campus advertise the Compose Creative Writing Conference on Saturday, May 20. Compose is a convention for writers to gather, whether they write poetry, novels, comics, songs or perhaps something even stranger. All are welcome here. The event started at 9:30 a.m., and…

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Writers inspire others to compose

By Cassidy Scott / May 6, 2015

Clackamas Community College had the honor on May 2 to host the fifth annual writer’s workshop “Compose.” This year’s theme was “Storytelling Now.” Roughly 21 guest speakers travelled to speak at the event, from teachers at CCC like Kate Gray, Jaime Wood and Susan Pesznecker to Rafael Alvarez from Baltimore, Maryland. Although there were many…

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