Register 2019

$699 for all six days!

There is still time to register for the Sant Barbara Writers Conference, online!

If you wish to register by check, bring your check the SBWC Info Desk at the SB Hyatt at 1111 Cabrillo Blvd.

You may register in person any day of the conference!


We look forward to seeing you June 16-21, 2019.

CLICK HERE to sign up today with credit card.


You may also register by mail and check:


  • Full conference $699

  • Single Day Registration $150

  • If you are signing up for multiple day passes at $150 each, each pass must be purchased separately online. You do not have to re-enter all your information on subsequent purchases, however.

Special prices

NEW! If you register by mail by check, you may pay a reduced amount of $674. To do this, download the registration form by clicking the BY MAIL link above, fill out the form and mail it in with your payment. 

  • Regular full 6-day conference registration is $674 if paid by check with mail-in registration.

  • If you qualify for a student rate or 2 or more group rate, you may also subtract $25 dollars per registration if you pay by check. Email for details.

  • If you have a group (2 or more) or are a current student in high school college or grad school, email for our group or student rate promo codes.

 The full conference June 16-21 2019 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.

  • afternoon/evening keynotes by well-known experts and authors

  • Book signings and chances to meet author-speakers

  • Opening night banquet on Sunday, June 16

  • Poolside Cocktail Reception Tuesday, June 18

  • Awards banquet on Friday evening, June 21

  • A week of networking, support and genuine camaraderie

Refund policy

No refunds will be given after May 15, 2019. Requests for refunds can be made by emailing: A $100 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. Please allow up to six weeks for any refund to be processed. 

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. There is no time limit on this option.