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Friday February 12, 2016[+]
The Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scrapbook — Words of Wisdom from Thirty Years of Literary Excellence 1973 – 2003 In 1975 the SBWC established itself at the Miramar Hotel in Montecito, just South of Santa Barbara, kicking off a twenty … Continue reading
Friday February 5, 2016[+]
The Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scrapbook — Words of Wisdom from Thirty Years of Literary Excellence 1973 – 2003 In 1974, building on the success of the first SBWC, the Conrads produced a line-up of speakers that would be the … Continue reading
Friday January 29, 2016[+]
The Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scrapbook — Words of Wisdom from Thirty Years of Literary Excellence 1973 – 2003 The very first Santa Barbara Writers Conference took place in forty three years ago. To give a little perspective: In … Continue reading
Registration will open January 1 for the 2016 Conference
Thank you for your interest in SBWC.
You can sign up today with credit card using our Secure Online Registration Form.
You may register by mail by downloading the registration form (PDF) and submitting it with your payment.
Conference registration is $575 on or before March 15, and $650 after March 15.
- Five days of morning, afternoon, and late-night workshops
- Five afternoons of panels (including the Agent Panels)
- Five evenings of keynotes by well-known authors and book signings
- Opening night dinner on Sunday, June 5
- Wine and cheese party Tuesday evening, June 7
- Final evening banquet on Friday, June 10
Cancellation and refund policy
No refunds will be given after May 5, 2016. Requests for refunds can be made in writing by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.