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Get Hooked on a Local Author at the CWC Annual Book Launch—6/19/20

Get Hooked on a Local Author at the CWC Annual Book Launch—6/19/20

The California Writer’s Club is hosting its annual launch party for member authors who were published in 2020-2021. Join us to hear eight fresh voices span genres from women’s fiction to thrillers, and self-help. A unique opportunity to absorb the vibrant local lit scene and get some great new books! The Zoom will open at…

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Interview with our Race as Context Panelists

Interview with our Race as Context Panelists

We're so excited to wrap up our 2020-2021 speaker series with a unique conversation between Alex Sato, Gabriel Campbell, Jhon Valdes Klinger, and Kim Shuck, moderated by member Ellen McBarnette. This diverse and talented group of writers and poets will share their perspectives on race as context, and inspire discussion and exploration for others. We…

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Race as Context: BIPOC California Writers on How Race Informs Writing—May 16th PANEL

Race as Context: BIPOC California Writers on How Race Informs Writing—May 16th PANEL

We are so excited to wrap up our 2020-2021 speaker series with a unique opportunity for members to join in this timely discussion. Panelists are California BIPOC writers from many vantage points including:  A Millenial with his first complete manuscript. Authors with years of experience helping others in their craft. A recent award-winning MFA graduate newly arrived…

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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.

Interview with our Race as Context Panelists

We’re so excited to wrap up our 2020-2021 speaker series with a unique conversation between Alex Sato, Gabriel Campbell, Jhon

Q&A with Speculative Fiction Writer Thaddeus Howze

Thaddeus Howze is an award-winning writer, editor, podcaster and activist. His speculative fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary

An Interview with Sage Cohen, Keynote Speaker

Our February speaker Sage Cohen Meet Sage Cohen, Author of Fierce on the Page and The Productive Writer Sage Cohen

An Interview with Poet Paul Corman-Roberts, Poet and Founder of Beast Crawl

Get to Know the Featured Member who is Leading our Cracking Open the Poetic Voice Workshop We’re excited to introduce