Bring someone FAMOUS to your school!

Students, do you want to meet an author one-on-one?

Teachers, librarians–do you want to realize your dreams of becoming a ROCKSTAR?

Students, teachers, librarians: do you want to hear about behind-the-scenes struggles and successes that authors go through?

If this sounds like something you want to do, then please fill out our 2016 Author Visit Request Form… we have limited visits available for some authors (check the form), so we will fulfill requests on a first come, first served basis.

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We need your support!

You have an amazing opportunity to support students…

It’s positive, it’s encouraging, it’s inspiring…

Check out our IndieGoGo Campaign to donate to Cavalcade of Authors West 2016.

Be a rock star–donate!  Anything helps.

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Are you interested?

If you are interested in attending Cavalcade of Authors West 2016, then you need to check out the INTEREST SURVEY and fill it out!  We don’t need to know ALL your information, but we would like to know something.

So, go check it out!

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Save the Date!

Hey teachers, students, librarians, and basically EVERYONE who loves books/reading/writing!

Guess what?

Cavalcade of Authors West 2016 is scheduled!  So, you have two things to do:

  1. Mark your calendars for April 30th, 2016
  2. Start stalking COAWest on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram… we will have more information about our conference coming soon!

Happy Wednesday!

Writing Contest Winning Stories

We can’t believe it’s been 10 days since our first #coawest2015 event!  We are so happy that many of you enjoyed your experience, and we hope to have you back again for #coawest2016!

But, as promised, we have some great news–our stories from the Writing Contest are published!


So, if you haven’t checked out the full stories from our Writing Contest Winners, then you need to head over to THIS PAGE to read “Mr. Morshige’s Tree” and “Pretty Words.”  You can also find them online on the PLU Saxifrage page.

Surveys for #CoAWest15

Hey students, teachers, librarians, volunteers, and authors!

We want your input!  We want to hear your thoughts (good stuff and not so good stuff) on #CoAWest15!  Follow THIS LINK to our Feedback Form page.


Thank you again for attending–we can’t wait to get started on #CoAWest16!