2018 ANTHOLOGY SUBMISSION DATES
THEME "HOOKED" CAN BE INTERPRETED LOOSELY
Prose/Poetry: June 1 through August 31 (midnight)
Interior photos and cover photo/art deadline is September 1 (midnight)
See submission guidelines
READ SMATCHUP 2017 PIECES FROM 5/18
Readings by writers blindly matched for a collaborative writing project of one page each, where the first starts the piece, and the second writer finishes and titles it.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thursday, July 20th, 6:00 p.m.
EKPHRASIS VI EXCHANGE
The participants will meet and exchange writing and
art with members of the Artists Co-op of Mendocino.
* Previous Ekphrasis writers will read their entries with pictures of the matched art on view:
Les Cizek “Champagne in Sete” from Ekphrasis 5 (2016)
Jay Frankston “A Golden Thread” from Ekphrasis 5 (2016)
Lea Callan “The Piper” from Ekphrasis 4 (2015)
Nancy Nelson “Black Madonna at the Crossroads” E. 3 (2014)
Charlie Furey “The Golden Cities of Cibola” from E. 3 (2014)
Norma Watkins “Raised by Apes” from Ekphrasis 4(2015)
Doug Fortier “Candace of the Kingdom of Kush” from E. 3 (2014)
Sharon Gilligan “What is It?” from Ekphrasis 2 (2013)
Maureen Eppstein “Portal” from Ekphrasis 5 (2016)
Ginny Rorby “My Mother’s Cat” from Ekphrasis 3 (2014)
FORT BRAGG LIBRARY
POETRY WRITING WORKSHOPS
The workshops include samples of the various styles and techniques of poetry writing, displays of published works, in-session writing exercises along with readings and discussions of individual works produced during the workshops.
Every third Wednesday of the month, 2-3:30 pm, find your hidden poet within! Workshops are free. All ages are welcome. Visit the library site for more.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN : MENDOCINO COAST WRITERS CONFERENCE
If you’ve been thinking about which workshop you’d like to enroll in, all workshops are filled on a first-come, first-served, basis. Full details about registration procedures and fees are available by clicking on the REGISTER button displayed prominently on every page at mcwc.org.
The Mendocino Coast Writers Conference is not part of the California Writers Club, Mendocino Coast branch
Writing newly published, receives a nomination or award, or other notable exposure? Please send a short announcement to email@example.com
CWC member Motherbear Scott is the guest editor for the Spring 2017 Vol. 6 Number 1 issue, "A Faun Dancing" of Coreopsis: Journal of Myth & Theater published semi-annually by the Society for Ritual Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the ritual arts community through the advancement of arts and scholarly research in the fields of spirituality, consciousness, healing, performance, and visual media.
Motherbear's editorial is titled "The New Life of Fairy-Tales: Hearing Silence, Resistance, and Ecstatic Culture."
2017 INDIE BOOK AWARDS
Winner HUMOR/COMEDY Category
and Finalist in EDUCATION/ACADEMIC
CWC Member Susanna Janssen
For Wordstruck! The Fun and Fascination of Language
CONGRATULATIONS SUSANNA !
ROLLING RECAP OF MONTHLY MEETINGS
See Archives tab above for details
CWC member Denise Stenberg passed away May 20th. Her book, End of the Line, is about the town in Mendocino County that once was Glen Blair. Her memorial service was June 10th. She will be missed.
WELCOME TO THE
MENDOCINO COAST BRANCH
of THE CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB
FOUNDED in 1909
We are proud to share in this legacy.
Our intention is to expand the network and opportunities for writers.
MENDOCINO WRITERS MEET
ON THE 3RD THURSDAY 6:00
Garden Room - Mendocino Hotel
Writers of the Mendocino Coast
PO Box 762 Fort Bragg, CA 95437
The CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB is a 501(c) (3) educational nonprofit dedicated to educating members and the public-at-large in the craft of writing and in the marketing of their work.
NEW MEMBERS $65 includes $20 initiation fee. More information on the website's Membership page.
YEARLY RENEWAL is $45.
Membership includes a copy of the club's recent anthology, copies of our state organization's Literary Review magazine, space for member biographies, and opportunities to see your writing in:
-The 2018 Anthology Hooked
-The Literary Review is published by our parent, California Writers Club. More info at www.calwriters.org
-The yearly collaboration, Ekphrasis, with the Artists Coop of Mendocino
Financial aid is available for membership WritersMendocinoCoast@GMail.com
CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB
Drop in to the library site for the list of recently added books and reviews by CWC member Priscilla Comen.
Welcome to opportunities to publish your writing, whether or not you live on the Mendocino Coast.