San Francisco Writers Conference

San Francisco, California, United States

Feb 12 - Feb 16, 2015


TUITION / COST:sliding scale from $550 to $795

CONTACT: Michael Larsen
PHONE: 415-673-0939

Over 100 panels and sessions, along with keynote addresses give new and experienced writers information about the world of publishing and polishing their craft. Over 100 presenters include bestselling authors, agents, editors, publishers and publishing professionals.

2015 Event will be February 12-16 at the Mark Hopkins Hotel. Over 100 panels and sessions, along with 3 keynote addresses will give new and experienced writers information about the ever-changing world of publishing and how to build a successful writing career. Speed Dating with Agents allows attendees to pitch to two dozen agents! Limited to just 350 attendees which provides extraordinary one-on-one opportunities with the presenters. Additional Pre/Post event intensive classes with many of the presenters will also be available (fee) and many free evening sessions during the event are open to the general public.


Featured Writers Include:

Co-directors Michael Larsen and Elizabeth Pomada. Marketing Director Barbara Santos. 2015 Keynote: Yiyun Li (Kinder than Solitude), Constance Hale, Brad Henderson, Andy Jones, Linda Lee, Kemble Scott, Ann Seymour, Kevin Smokler, Penny Warner and many others


Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature


1029 Jones Street
San Francisco
California, United States

San Francisco Writers Conference

The San Francisco Writers Conference holds world-class events to help writers become successfully published authors. In February, the main conference held at the Mark Hopkins Hotel has over 100 sessions with more than 100 presenters... bestselling authors, literary agents, editors from major traditional publishing houses, and leaders in self-publishing. In September, the San Francisco Writing for Change Conferece targets nonfiction writers who want to change the world for the better with their writing. SFWC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit.