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Friday February 17, 2017[+]
An excerpt from the upcoming book by Armando Nieto, Mary Conrad, and Matt Pallamary: By the time the 30th Annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference opened on June 21st in 2002, it felt as if it had always been at Westmont … Continue reading
Friday February 10, 2017[+]
An excerpt from the upcoming book by Armando Nieto, Mary Conrad, and Matt Pallamary: In 2001, the 29th Santa Barbara Writers’ Conference found a new home at Westmont College in the hills behind Santa Barbara. The Miramar era was over, … Continue reading
Sunday February 5, 2017[+]
February 5, 2017 Early Bird Registration $575–full conference! This price is good through February 15 Register here. Improve your craft. Find your tribe. Make lifelong connections. Spend your conference week beachside at the charming Santa Barbara Hyatt. Take advantage of early … Continue reading
Register today for the 2017 Conference
We look forward to seeing you June 18-23.
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 check.
The full conference June 18-23, 2017 includes:
- 5 days of morning, afternoon, and late-night workshops
- One-on-one manuscript consultations
- 3 afternoon panels
- Opportunity to register for agent appointments with advanced submission of 5 pages.
- 7 afternoon/evening keynotes by well-known experts and authors
- Book signings and chances to meet author speakers
- Opening night banquet on Sunday, June 18
- Wine and cheese party Tuesday evening, June 20
- Awards banquet on Friday evening , June 23
- A week of networking, support and genuine camradarie
No refunds will be given after June 1, 2017. Requests for refunds can be made by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.
Or: Your payment may be transferred in full to a future year or to another attendee who has not yet paid, with no administration fee.