The mission of the Waterston Desert Writing Prize is to strengthen and support the literary arts and humanities in the high desert region of the Northwest through recognition of literary excellence in nonfiction writing about desert landscapes, through community interaction with the winning authors of the annual prize, and presentations and programs that take place in association with the prize.
Bart Eberwein Joins Board
Bart Eberwein, a Portland, Oregon resident with varied and extensive nonprofit experience, has joined the Board. We are delighted to have Bart's expertise and experience to draw on as we move forward. Welcome Bart!
2020 Prize Event Date
The 2020 Waterston Desert Writing Prize award event will be held at the High Desert Museum June 24, 2020. Mark your calendar and reserve the date to join us in celebrating the best in desert writing.