The 45th annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference will be held from June 18 to June 23 at the Hyatt Santa Barbara in California. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, meetings with agents, and panel discussions. The faculty includes poets Christopher Buckley and Perie Longo; fiction writers Barnaby Conrad III, Wylene Wisby Dunbar, Gayle Lynds, Matt Pallamary, Monte Schulz, and Dale Griffiths Stamos; and nonfiction writers Jerry Camarillo Dunn, Susan Miles Gulbransen, and Ernie Witham. Participating editors include Lucas Hunt (Orchard Literary), Jennifer March Soloway (Andrea Brown Literary) and Annie Hwang (Folio Literary). The cost of the conference is $650, which includes some meals. Lodging as available at the conference hotel for discounted rates. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Santa Barbara Writers Conference, 27 West Anapamu Sreeet, Suite 305, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. (805) 568-1516.