March Newsletter for SBWC 2016




The Santa Barbara Writers Conference: June 5-10, 2016

June 5-10, 2016
SwirlSBWC 2015: June 5-10, Hyatt Santa Barbara Dear Writers,This is the last week to register for the early registration price of $575! The price goes up to $650 on March 16. For more information and registration, visit those of you hoping to schedule a private meeting with an editor or agent at this year’s conference, Advance Submission is now open. You must be a registered participant to take part.We have ten participating agents/editors who represent a variety of genres including nonfiction and memoir. Find out more about our confirmed agents/editors by clicking on the link above.

EVENING SPEAKERS You also don't want to miss our lineup of evening speakers who offer inspiration, funny anecdotes, sage advice and, most importantly, a sense that the sometimes lonely and daunting road to getting published is not so lonely after all.

We are excited to announce this year's speakers, which will include Rufi Thorpe (The Girls from Corona Del Mar), Gayle Lynds (Mosaic), F. Paul Wilson (The Keep), Aline Ohanesian (Orhan's Inheritance), and Monte Schulz (Crossing Eden).

We hope you’ll join us for another amazing and inspirational year.

Our 44th Year!


"A most stimulating time—a glorious week!" — Eudora Welty

"The best in the nation." — James A. Michener

"An important and wonderful week." — Elmore Leonard

"SBWC offers aspiring talents opportunities to have their work seen by professionals who can help them reach publication." — Los Angeles Times

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Register now until March 15 for only $575.Write On! Grace Rachow and Erin Munsch

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