San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes
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Want to Change the World? Join us at the 2016 San Francisco Writing for Change.

Change happens on September 10th at the Unitarian Universalist Center in San Francisco. Featuring eco-feminist author Susan Griffin and New World Publishing founder and author Marc Allen. Details for the Change Conference:


The 14th Annual SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE is next February 16-19, 2017 at the Mark Hopkins Hotel.
At the 2017 San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes you will meet people who can help you get your book published. Presenters include bestselling author Heather Graham (Flawless), John Perkins (Confessions of an Economic Hit Man), William Bernhardt (The Game Master), Rusty Shelton, Jordan Rosenfeld (Writing Deep Scenes). Meet 100+ presenters--literary agents, editors, publishers and bestselling authors. Explore the best ways to publish and promote your work. Hear about new trends in the industry. Boost your social media reach. Build your writing career.

Four days of live sessions and copious networking with people who can advance a writing career. Connect with leaders in both self-publishing and traditional publishing. The advice from literary agents, editors and book marketing experts alone are worth the price of admission!

Registration includes: Access to 80+ sessions; two keynote luncheons & two breakfasts; Gala Welcome party; writer's goodie bag; Ask-A-Pro session; a consult with an editor; pitch & open mic sessions; exhibitors with writing-related services, social events and plenty of one-on-one networking with the presenters. The optional Speed Dating with Agents sponsored by Writer's Digest is just $60.

SFWC also offers Pre and Post Event classes on February 16 & 20 that are open to all writers. As part of the SFWC outreach program, there are also lots of FREE sessions during the conference. See the website for details.

Can't attend in person? Enter the San Francisco Writing Contest.
Need a scholarship? Several will be available on the website. SFWC is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit.

The San Francisco Writers Conference sells out every year; it's never too early to register. For registration and complete event information visit: or call 925-420-6223.      

About Us
Program Description
Writing & publishing workshops for all genres (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children's writing). Includes panels, keynote speakers, social networking, Ask-A-Pro sessions with agents & editors from major publishing houses.
Upcoming Event

Feb 16 - 19, 2017
Venue: Mark Hopkins Hotel, 999 California St, San Francisco CA
Program Length
4 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir, Business/Technical, Children's, Fiction, Humor, Journalism, Marketing, Mystery, Nature, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Religion, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Screenwriting, Travel, Young Adult
Keynote speakers, bestselling authors, editors, literary agents & publishing (traditional & self-publishing) leaders.
The Change Conference is $119. 2017 SFWC Early Bird Registration until August 31st - $675.00; at the door price $795.00; $60 for Speed Dating. Mark Hopkins Hotel offers special attendee rate based on availability.
U.S. Locations
San Francisco, California
February, September
Barbara Santos
Marketing Director
San Francisco Writers Conference
1029 Jones St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
Phone: 415-673-0939
Fax: 415-673-3165
Michael Larsen & Elizabeth Pomada,