6 posts from month 02/2013

Sunday, 3/17 SPEAKER: “Capturing the Immigrant Experience” with ANGIE CHAU

Three families of refugees from the war in Vietnam occupy three bedrooms in a San Francisco Victorian. Their struggles to rebuild their lives tie together in Angie Chau’s debut short-story collection, Quiet As They Come, which the San Francisco Chronicle has called “a powerful mix of tragedy and kindness, of miscommuni- cations and all-too-painful empathy.” By interlinking her stories, ...

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See You Sunday – and at the SF Writer’s Conference!

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!

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Contest Reminder for Write Angles

All Berkeley branch members of CWC are encouraged to enter the monthly contest in Write Angles. The theme this month is poetry. So submit your poem of 32 lines or less to Lynne at writeangles@gmail.com no later than this Friday, February 15, with "WA Writers' Contest" in the subject line. The winner will be awarded a fabulous prize at our March meeting. Good luck to all of you!

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Protected: CWC-BB Board Meeting Minutes 2/9/2013

Present: Tanya Grove, Dave Sawle, Kymberlie Ingalls, Kathleen Orozco, Linda Brown, Debby Frisch, Madelen Lontiong, Gurnam Brard, Kristen Caven Secretary: Barry Boland is unable to complete his term. Board members will take turns taking notes. Kristen will take notes today. Next Meetings: 3/16 Kathleen will take minutes; 5/4 NEED VOLUNTEER! Webmaster Change: Cowgirl Creative will take over the ...

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Today’s workshop time

Dear CWC Members, One of our eagle-eyed members spotted a mistake on my announcement for the workshop that's happening today. (Thank you, Kymberlie!) The workshop begins at 1:00 and ends at 4:00. The old announcement made it look like it began at 4:00. So I hope nobody is confused about the start time. Dave Sawle to Present Workshop on Developing Your Publishing Platform Saturday, February 2, ...

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Workshop Today Is at 1:00

One of our eagle-eyed members spotted a mistake on my announcement for the workshop that's happening today. (Thank you, Kymberlie!) The workshop begins at 1:00 and ends at 4:00. The old announcement made it look like it began at 4:00. So I hope nobody is confused about the start time.  1:00–4:00 Saturday, February 2, 2013 Clubhouse 1425 Oregon Street, Berkeley 94702 This workshop, “Develo...

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