Mendocino Coast Writers Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Fort Bragg, CA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
E-mail: 
info@mcwc.org

The 25th annual Mendocino Coast Writers Conference was held from July 31 to August 2 at the College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg, California. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction; panels and workshops with editors and agents; craft lectures; readings; and discussion forums on publishing and marketing. The faculty included poet Sharon Doubiago; fiction writers Scott Hutchins and Natalie Serber; and creative nonfiction writers Charlotte Gullick and Elizabeth Rosner. The registration fee, which included meals, was $525 before June 15 and $575 thereafter. Limited financial aid was available; the application deadline was May 15. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, P.O. Box 2087, Ft. Bragg, CA 95437. (707) 485-4031. Barbara Lee, Registrar.

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