Joan Maiers has worked with writers of all ages for such ventures as Marylhurst University, Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, and the statewide Oregon Writing Festival for grades 4-12 at Portland State University.
She has served on the Portland Poetry Festival Board, coordinated literary programs for the Lake Oswego Festival of Arts, and has hosted the Moonstruck Literary Series [recently re-named the Peregrine Literary Series]featuring regional writers and musicians.
Her extensive network includes, among others, the Oregon Literary Coalition, Friends of William Stafford, and the annual Honoring Our Rivers Anthology.
Her writing appears in numerous journals and collections. She is preparing her book Specific Gravity for publication.