$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 18 - 23 at the charming, beachside Santa Barbara Hyatt.
We'll have agents, afternoon panels, 20 daily writing workshops, two banquets and an ocean view cocktail party.
Guest speakers include: Fannie Flagg, David Brin, Armando Lucas Correa, Lesley M. M. Blume, and Tracy Daugherty.
Since its origins in 1972, SBWC has given writers an oasis of time, place and focus to hone craft and connect with mentors, agents and publishers.
A few of America's influential writers who have spoken at SBWC: Ray Bradbury, Eudora Welty, James Michener, Charles M. Schulz, and Elmore Leonard.
We invite you to be a part of this ongoing literary legacy.
Registration is open now.
We look forward to seeing you June 18-23, 2017.
Grace Rachow SBWC Director
Our 45th Year! "The answer to all writing is love." — Ray Bradbury
"The best in the nation." — James A. Michener
"A most stimulating time—a glorious week!" — Eudora Welty
"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