Tag archives: Grace Rachow

The Return of the Writers
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 20, 2023

Grace Rachow started her Santa Barbara Writers Conference (SBWC) journey as a student and budding scribe back in 1992, and soon became involved in its administration later in the decade before taking over as director in 2016. So she’s as thrilled as anyone to have the word-lover’s institution returning to an in-person gathering for the […]

Write On
By Lynda Millner   |   July 4, 2019

It’s that time of year – every June since 1972 the Santa Barbara Writers Conference (SBWC) commences for six days. Until the demolition it was held at the old Miramar Hotel and with a few stops in between it is finally at the Santa Barbara Hyatt at 1111 Cabrillo Boulevard. Mary and the late Barnaby […]

Writers Converge
By Richard Mineards   |   July 4, 2019

Nearly a half-century after its founding, the Santa Barbara Writers Conference was alive and well when the latest event was held at the Hyatt Hotel, with the five-day event concluding with a glittering dinner where Grace Rachow, director, and Loriel Armstrong presented awards. Exceptional workshop leaders and speakers included Catherine Ann Jones, Dale Griffiths Stamos, […]