October 17, 2013
Events, Of Interest
california writers week, Haggis Hunt, Judy Newton
We hope everyone is planning on joining us this Sunday for our first annual open house, celebrating California Writers Week and featuring our statewide tradition of Literary Desserts!
On the lineup of local writers, we will feature our members:
- Judy Newton, reading from her new memoir A Taste of Home;
- Liz Wagele on mineral water and salt;
- Gurnam Brard with a flavorful excerpt from East of Indus;
- Lucille Bellucci on Brazilian food;
- David Simmons with a wild story about a haggis hunt;
- Tanya Grove reading from Debby Frisch’s A Mango for the Teacher;
- and Kristen Caven, our emcee, on Vintage Cookbooks.
We will also have a reading by our special guest William Rodarmor, editor of A French Feast.
There are a few spots open for members and local food writers! Please sign up to read here.
Please bring a dessert to share, preferably with a literary theme! We will be giving out prizes for creativity, and our celebrity food judge, Stan Dodson, will be giving a prize from La Farine Bakery.
For more information click HERE!
February 15, 2013
Member Kathleen Orozco at the booth
Kathleen Orozco with CWC-BB member Davie Simmons, “The Canadian Celtic Cowboy.”
Don’t forget this Sunday we’re featuring writer and weaver Kathleen Curtis Wilson, who talks about her path to publication. The meeting is from 2-4:30, with plenty of time for networking with other writers.
If you’re at the writer’s conference in San Francisco this weekend, please stop by the California Writers Club booth and say hello!
May 2, 2012
Announcements, Club Information, Member News, Of Interest
Have you read the CWC Literary Review yet? The first edition of our club’s new literary magazine recently arrived in member mailboxes all across the state, providing us all with a glimpse into the minds of our fellow writers.
And what minds they are! Twenty-six California writers authored fiction, memoir/essays, poetry, and cartoons. The CWC Literary Review is a new and wonderful benefit to members!
What’s missing from the inaugural issue?
Berkeley Branch writers!
Submissions for the next issue are welcome between now and June 30th. Guidelines are posted on the Central Board’s website, www.calwriters.org. Please send something in… your work will be appreciated by 1500 readers across the state. Note: only members in good standing may submit!
December 7, 2010
Mark Twain’s autobiography is set to be published for the first time, 100 years after the famous author and humorist’s death.
See more at pbs.org.