“Start clean and simple. Don’t try to write pretty or noble or big. Try to say just what you mean. This is hard because you have to find out what you mean, and that’s work, real work. (Gertrude Stein)”- Rebecca Robins
From Our Blog
Friday December 2, 2016[+]
An excerpt from the upcoming book by Armando Nieto, Mary Conrad, and Matt Pallamary: Ray Bradbury spoke on Friday night about belief in oneself and to never lose faith. “When you make your first sale you need to celebrate, because … Continue reading
Friday November 25, 2016[+]
JUNE 18-23, 2017 Early Bird Registration A Perfect Holiday Gift to Yourself $575–full conference for all six days! Through February 15 Register here. Improve your craft. Find your tribe. Make lifelong connections. The Santa Barbara Writers Conference will reconvene June … Continue reading
Thursday June 2, 2016[+]
An excerpt from the upcoming book by Armando Nieto, Mary Conrad, and Matt Pallamary: The Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scrapbook — Words of Wisdom from Thirty Years of Literary Excellence 1973 – 2003 On January 7th – Saddam Hussein prepared his troops for … Continue reading
Register today for the 2017 Conference
Thank you for your interest in SBWC.
You can sign up today with credit card using our Online Registration Form.
You may register by mail by downloading the registration form (PDF) and submitting it with your payment.
Conference early bird registration is $575 before February 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 13
- Wine and cheese party Tuesday evening, June 15
- Final evening dinner on Friday, June 23
Cancellation and refund policy
No refunds will be given after June 1, 2017. Requests for refunds can be made in writing by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.