"Art describing art"
Half of the eighteen writers inspired a piece of art.
Nine responded to artwork with one page of prose or poetry.
The Artists Co-op of Mendocino will exhibit the collaboration during October and host a Second Saturday reception from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on October 12 at the gallery, 45270 Main Street, Mendocino.
Browse at your leisure and meet the artists and writers. Artists talk at 5:30 sharp. Participants, please bring a snack or beverage to share.
October 17th - Point Arena
THIRD THURSDAY POETRY READING SERIES
OPEN MIC POETRY & JAZZ READING
Starting at 7:30pm at 215 Main in Point Arena, the reading will begin with live improv jazz and conclude with more live jazz. Contact Blake More for more information.
Thanks to emcee Jewels Marcus and to Malcolm Macdonald for organizing our octogenarian members for their readings on
Wednesday, August 21st.
The evening was exceptionally entertaining.
We are grateful to the Mendocino Hotel
for use of the Garden Room.
When your writing is published or receives a nomination or award, please send a short announcement to firstname.lastname@example.org
Member Cheri Ause's story, "The Trouble with Sylvia," which won the 3rd place prize in the Redwood Writers 2012 Mystery Contest now appears in Reloaded (Both Barrels, Vol. 2), a Shotgun Honey press crime anthology of 25 new stories available at Amazon in both print and Kindle editions.
"Waiting for the Cake," a poem by member Henri Bensussen, is about to be published in Voices from the Porch, by Main Street Rag. It's available for advance ordering now at a discounted price; look it over at the website. It's all about porches.
Member Alena Deerwater recently published "Thank God for Monsters" in the Summer MONSTERS issue at Exterminating Angel Press.
Member Jewels Marcus attended the Mendocino Coast Writers Conference this year with the award of the Freund Fellowship for her poems. Read them in the 2013 Noyo River Review.
Available online, The 2012 Noyo River Review contains the works of members Alena Guest, "Deviant Beauty," and Janet Ashford, "Reading in the Living Room."
zine |zēn|(also ’zine ) is 1) a magazine, esp. a fanzine. 2) a webzine. Another issue of Is That Baby Vicious is seeking contributors. Talk to Holly Harbinger, denizen of the Mendocino coast.
The World of Suzi Long Mendocino art gallery has an opportunity to earn 30% commission on sales and write in the quiet times.
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Good Words is a collection of the best poems, fiction, and nonfiction, written and performed by students attending Creative Writing classes on the coast.
WRITING CONTESTS - In other California Writers Club branches
Welcome to the Mendocino Coast branch of the California Writers Club founded in 1909. We are proud to share in this legacy.
The Writers of the Mendocino Coast meet in the Mendocino Hotel at 6:00 pm on the third Wednesday of every month. We host speakers, workshops, open mics and other yet to be discovered events and activities.
Our intention is to expand the network and opportunities for writers here on the Mendocino Coast. We hope you'll join us.
Writers of the Mendocino Coast
PO Box 762 Fort Bragg, CA 95437
MEMBER COUNT : 66
NEW MEMBERS $65 / includes $20 initiation fee. More information on the website's Membership page.
Membership includes a copy of each of the club's anthology, copies of our state organization's Literary Review magazine, space for a member biographies, and opportunities to see your writing in:
-The annual Anthology. Submissions
for Writers of the Mendocino Coast Upwelling to be published in 2014
closed Sept. 18, 2013.
-The Literary Review published by the state California Writers Club. More info at www.calwriters.org
-The yearly collaboration, Ekphrasis, with the Artists Coop of Mendocino
2014 GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTING TO WMC’S SECOND ANTHOLOGY
WRITERS OF THE MENDOCINO COAST: UPWELLING
September 18, 2013
read more ...
Winter 2012-2013 Issue
Congratulations to members:
Steve Sapontzis, Jan Edwards, Katherine Heimann Brown,
and Jay Frankston.
Archive: Spring 2012 Inaugural Issue
The anthology is available at Gallery Bookshop, Mendocino, in Fort Bragg at The Bookstore & Vinyl Cafe, and on Amazon. Members should all have received a copy of the 2013 anthology.
The E-book version is available in the iTunes store, on Amazon, and
Barnes & Nobel.
- Member Bios