CWC Berkeley Branch welcomes all members and guests to our monthly speaker series and affordable workshops on the art and business of writing.
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Writers often need courage, whether it is to meet a national event, a personal challenge, or just to face a blank page. In these instances we can look to our own history to find the inner strength to face our most profound challenges. At the culmination of California Writer's Week, historical author Aleta George will…
Our speaker series returns on Sunday, September 20th with Oakland literary agent Andy Ross. Ross will detail the steps you need to take before beginning work with a literary agent. Ross will help you determine whether your project is right for commercial publishers and he'll explain how to write effective query letters and book proposals.…
In years past, we've had a picnic in the park for our summer social. Of course we're committed to having all our meetings online for the duration of the pandemic. So here's what you can expect for our social: the breakout rooms, zoom link, and more.
Interviews with featured members and guests
Get to know our keynote speakers and featured members in advance of our Sunday meetings, or just stop by to learn some writing and publishing tips.
Notes from our President
- The Amazing Life of Feisty Ina Coolbrith, America’s First Poet Laurate – October 18th
- Finding & Working with an Agent with Literary Agent Andy Ross – September 20th
- Summer Social Sunday August 16th at 1 p.m.
- Meet 20+ new BOOKSTARS and enjoy your summer reading!
- One Day Left on Auction Items!