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Join us at the 2019 San Francisco Writers Conference.



The 16th Annual SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE is next February 14-17, 2019.
The 2018 San Francisco Writing for Change featuring Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame is Sept. 8th.
See info at the end of listing!

At the 2019 San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes you will meet people who can help you be the best writer you can be...and get your book published. Presenters include bestselling authors, literary agents and editors from traditional publishing houses. Meet 100+ presenters at the event and boost your writing career. Explore the best ways to publish and promote your work. Hear about new trends in the industry. Build your social media reach.

The 2019 SFWC Keynoters included Jane Friedman, The Business of Being a Writer and former Writer's Digest editor/publisher, and bestselling novelist Catherine Coulter. See the SFWC website for the most recent list of presenters. It grows every day.

Join us for four days of live sessions and copious networking with people who can advance a writing career. You will come away inspired to be a better writer. Connect with leaders in both self-publishing and traditional publishing. The weekend of advice from literary agents, editors and book marketing experts is invaluable..and you get a private free consult with an editor and book marketing professional!

Registration includes: Access to 80+ sessions; daily breakfasts and a keynote luncheon with Catherine Coulter; Gala Welcome party; writer's goodie bag; Ask-A-Pro session; a consult with an independent 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 $75 and a pitch practice session hosted by the Tri-Valley CWC is included.

SFWC also offers Pre and Post Event classes on February 14 & 18 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 are 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. 

NEXT: Change happens at the San Francisco Writing for Change Conference on September 8th at the Unitarian Universalist Center. It features DANIEL ELLSBERG (of Pentagon Papers fame), authors, agents, publishers and editors who believe writing is the best way to bring about positive change. Details for the Change Conference: 

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 Events

Feb 14 - 17, 2019
Venue: Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco CA

Feb 14 - 18, 2019
Venue: Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center (across from Ferry Building), San Francisco CA
Program Length
4 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Journalism, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Screenwriting, Travel, Business/Technical, Publishing, Romance, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Mystery, Fiction, Young Adult, Non-fiction, Children's, Marketing
Keynote speakers, bestselling authors, editors, literary agents & publishing (traditional & self-publishing) leaders.
The Change Conference is $199. 2019 SFWC Early Bird Registration until August 31st - $695.00; at the door price $895.00; $75 for Speed Dating. SFWC host hotel Hyatt Regency Embarcadero offers special attendee rate for SFWC based on availability.
U.S. Locations
San Francisco, California
February, September
Barbara Santos
Marketing Director
San Francisco Writers Conference
PO Box 326
Oakley, CA 94561-0326
United States
Phone: 9254206223
Laurie McLean, SFWC Director