Register to attend the 2017 S.B. Writers Conference

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Writing equals ass in chair

- Matthew Pallamary

Opening night will be Sunday, June 17 2018. 

Workshop leader updates for 2018 are still in development.

Swirl2018 Conference Schedule: Writer Workshops


June 18 9:30 pm - 2:00 am
June 19 9:30 pm - 2:00 am
June 20 9:30 pm - 2:00 am
June 21 9:30 pm - 2:00 am
June 22 9:30 pm - 2:00 am

Pirate Workshop (w/ John Reed)

This is a lively, spirited read-and-critique session, often stretching into the wee, small hours of the morning.

Workshop Leader

John Reed

In addition to being on the staff at the SBWC, I have published two novels, and have been teaching writing courses and conducting workshops around the country for 25 years. I operate an editing and critique service for writers. [More]