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Remembering Doug Fortier

  • by http://a%20href=#molongui-disabled-linkNancy%20Nelson%20and%20Lew%20Mermelstein/a

I have no memory of when I first met Doug, and I would predict that all of Doug’s friends would say the same. Doug’s hearty grin and welcoming ways made you feel as if you… Read More »Remembering Doug Fortier

Remembering Doug Fortier

  • by http://a%20href=#molongui-disabled-linkKaren%20Lewis/a

During my two years as MCWC Executive Director, Doug jumped right in, volunteering his graphic design and layout expertise. He was always a good sport about my particular wants and needs, and consistently took the… Read More »Remembering Doug Fortier

Remembering Doug Fortier

  • by http://a%20href=#molongui-disabled-linkMike%20Winn/a

I first met Doug Fortier at a Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, probably around 2012. He stood up during an afternoon session to describe a local writers club, then graciously offered to host me at their… Read More »Remembering Doug Fortier

Remembering Doug Fortier

  • by http://a%20href=#molongui-disabled-linkHenri%20Bensussen/a

In Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth, Henry Nash Smith writes, “I use the words to designate larger or smaller units of the same kind of thing, namely an intellectual construction that… Read More »Remembering Doug Fortier

Remembering Doug Fortier

  • by http://a%20href=#molongui-disabled-linkNorma%20Watkins/a

Doug was not known for his tolerance of fools or poor service. One night, a group of us had dinner down in Noyo Harbor. The restaurant was crowded and our glasses emptied. No wait person… Read More »Remembering Doug Fortier

Remembering Doug Fortier

  • by http://a%20href=#molongui-disabled-linkSusan%20Bono/a

Doug Fortier was a true friend of the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference. He was an enthusiastic MCWC participant year after year, and his generous donations of money, time, and computer skills helped build our programs… Read More »Remembering Doug Fortier