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Learn from the people who can help you become the best writer you can be at the 2015 San Francisco Writers Conference.

Meet 100+ presenters--literary agents, editors, publishers and bestselling authors. Hear about new trends in the industry. Explore the best ways to publish and promote your work. Enjoy the expanded Poetry Track sponsored by BookBaby.com and Self-Publishing Track sponsored by Smashwords.

It is all waiting for you at the 12th Annual SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE this February 12-15, 2015 at the Mark Hopkins Hotel.

(From 2014 Conference):
This Celebration of Craft, Commerce and Community for writers and poets will help you become a better and more professional writer. Connect with experts in the business and fellow writers. At the 2014 SFWC event you will be inspired by authors Julie Kagawa (NYT & USA Today bestselling author of The Iron Fey series), Chitra Divakaruni (Mistress of Spices), Barry Eisler (Rain and Treven series), Rhys Bowen (The Face in the Mirror), and more.

The San Francisco Writers Conference is held annually over President's Day Weekend at the Mark Hopkins Hotel. We sell out every year; it's never too early to register!
Registration includes: Access to 50+ 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; social events and plenty of one-on-one networking with the presenters. The optional add-on Speed Dating with Agents sponsored by Writer's Digest is still just $50.

Can't attend all weekend? SFWC offers Pre and Post Event classes taught by our favorite presenters.
Can't attend in person? Enter the San Francisco Writing Contest or hear sessions from past events at www.SFWritersU.com.
Need a scholarship? Apply on the website. San Francisco Writers Conference is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit.

For registration and complete event information visit: http://www.SFWriters.org or call 925-420-6223.      


About Us
Website www.sfwriters.org
Year Established 2003
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
Sep 6 2014
Venue: San Francisco Writers, San Francisco, CA

Feb 12 - 15, 2015
Venue: Mark Hopkins Hotel, 999 California St, San Francisco CA

Number of Programs/Year 2
Program Length 4 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio 350:110
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
Faculty 2014: Authors, editors, literary agents & publishing professionals. Julie Kagawa, Chitra Divakaruni, Barry Eisler, NoViolet Bulawayo, Sheldon Siegel & dozens of traditional and self-publishing leaders.
Costs $650 (early registration until 12-31-2013) $795 after 2-12-2014 if available. $50 for Speed Dating. Mark Hopkins Hotel offers special attendee rate based on availability.
U.S. Locations San Francisco, California
Months February, October
Sponsor's Facebook Page www.facebook.com/sanfranciscowritersconference
Contact Barbara Santos
Marketing Director
San Francisco Writers Conference
1029 Jones St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
Phone: 415-673-0939
Fax: 415-673-0367
Michael Larsen & Elizabeth Pomada,LarsenPoma@aol.com
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