Tag archives: writers conference

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, […]

Trix of the publishing trade
By Steven Libowitz   |   December 6, 2018

The Santa Barbara Writers Conference has birthed a lot of books and other published works in its decades-long history, including Montecito author Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes. This year, SBWC can claim another new offspring via the Santa Barbara Literary Journal, a fully bound volume that debuted this summer and has just published its second […]