Santa Barbara Writers Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Santa Barbara, CA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 42nd annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference was held from June 7 to June 12 at the Hyatt Santa Barbara in California. The program offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures and panel discussions. The faculty included poets Christopher Buckley and Perie Longo; fiction writers Barnaby Conrad III, Dale Griffiths Stamos, Lisa Lenard-Cook, Yvonne Nelson Perry, Duane Unkefer, and Wylene Wisby Dunbar; and nonfiction writers Catherine Ann Jones, Susan Miles Gulbransen, Cork Millner and Rebecca Robins. Guest speakers included fiction writers Elizabeth Berg, Stephen Chbosky, Sue Grafton, Thomas McGuane, and Jervey Tervalon. The cost of the conference was $575 before March 15 and $650 thereafter. Registration was first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Santa Barbara Writers Conference, 27 West Anapamu Sreeet, Suite 305, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. (805) 568-1516.