The NorCal Group Mission Statement
Through exchange, collaboration, and execution of ideas, the intent of this group is to further the opportunities for writing and publication to the betterment of branches and their members.
CWC History: The California Writers Club (CWC), founded in 1909, is the oldest professional writers’ club in the western United States. It started under the influences of Jack London, George Sterling, Herman Whitaker, and Austin Lewis. CWC is a nonprofit organization with 21 branches that comprise approximately 1,900 members statewide.
Visit the state website at www.calwriters.org for a list of all the branches.
|For Immediate Release – November 12, 2016
CWC RETURNS TO
SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE
Presidents Day Weekend Feb. 16-19, 2017
The California Writers Club has again signed up as a sponsor of the annual San Francisco Writers Conference and will have a prominent booth staffed by members of CWC NorCal Group. The Thursday-Sunday event at the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill features keynoters New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Heather Graham, author/Red Sneaker Writers founder William Bernhardt, and New York Times bestselling author/activist John Perkins, along with many more bestselling authors, literary agents, editors, and publishers from major publishing houses. There will be networking opportunities, an opening gala, two keynote luncheons and breakfasts, open mic readings, and altogether 100+ sessions for writers, with subjects ranging from the craft of writing to the business of publishing. To read more: sfwriters.org.