CWC Events, Conferences, Contests

In addition to our monthly meetings, CWC branches sponsor special events, conferences, workshops, and contests to help writers of all levels improve their craft.

Note: Please read our Event Policies prior to submitting your event.



California Writers Week
Each year during the third week of October, California Writers Club branches celebrate with readings, contests and more. Check your local branch in October for information.

CWC Summer Picnic
2 PM to 5 PM, July 10, 2010
Joaquin Miller Park
Click here (PDF, 606KB) to download a flyer with more information about this event.


Short Story, Poetry and Non-Fiction Contest
Sponsored by CWC Inland Empire Branch

Centennial Writing Contest
Sponsored by CWC Mount Diablo Branch

Young Writers Contest
Sponsored by CWC Mount Diablo Branch


Redwood Writers Conference
Redwood Branch of the California Writers Club 2010 Conference; October 29-30, 2010; Flamingo Resort and Hotel, Santa Rosa, California

East of Eden Writers Conference
Bi-annual conference hosted by CWC South Bay Branch; September 24, 25, and 26, 2010


South Bay Writers 
CWC South Bay Branch holds several writing workshops each year in the San Jose area.

Web Posting and Link Policies

Events and Contests listed on this page must be:

  • sponsored by a branch of California Writers Club
  • sponsored by writing organizations in which CWC members are active
  • sponsored by legitimate writing organizations that are recognized or sponsored by accredited educational institutions, the CWC, or professional writing organizations.

We will provide reciprocal links to:

  • California Writers Club branches
  • free, writing-related resources that are of a professional quality.
  • publishing resources that do not charge reading fees, that pay authors upon publication, and that are legitimate online or print publications. The legitimacy of publications are based on the source of the information, such as trade-publication notices requesting stories, or publications in which CWC members are involved.

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