4 Great California Writers Conferences Happening in 2019

Writing Day Workshops is excited to announce four writers conferences happening in California in 2019. Read on to learn more.

These one-day conferences are a chance to get expert writing instruction, and also (optional) pitch your book to attending agents and editors who are seeking new writers now. Thank you for considering the events, and see our complete list of success stories here, where agents have signed attendees from the conferences.

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1. Writers Conference of Los Angeles

Saturday, May 4, 2019


Attending literary agents and editors: Carlie Webber (Fuse Literary), Kieryn Ziegler (Dystel, Goderich, and Bourret), Kari Sutherland (Bradford Literary Agency), Rachel Beck (Holloway Literary), Dana Newman (Dana Newman Literary), Betsy Amster (Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises), Anne Tibbets (Red Sofa Literary), Nephele Tempest (The Knight Agency), Steven Hutson (Wordwise Media Services), Sonyo Estavillo (Metamorphosis Literary), and more to come.

2. San Diego Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 11, 2019


Attending literary agents and editors: Hannah Mann (Writers House), Rae Loverde (Donald Maass Literary), Carlie Webber (Fuse Literary), Laura Bradford (Bradford Literary), Sandra O’Donnell (O’Donnell Literary), Faye Atchison (McBride Literary)
literary agent Masha Gunic (Azantian Literary), Beth Marshea (Ladderbird Literary), Annie Bomke (Annie Bomke Literary), Taylor Martindale (Full Circle Literary), Elise Capron (Sandra Dijsktra Literary Agency), Jill Kramer (Waterside), Natalie Lakosil (Bradford Literary Agency), and Jessica Watterson (Sandra Dijsktra Literary Agency).

3. Sacramento Writing Workshop

Friday, August 9, 2019


Attending literary agents and editors: Jennifer Chen Tran (Bradford Literary), Emma Sector (Prospect Agency), Lisa Abellera (Kimberley Cameron Literary), Moe Ferrara (BookEnds Literary), and more to come.

4. Writing Workshop of San Francisco

Saturday, August 10, 2019


Attending literary agents and editors: Jennie Kendrick (Red Fox Literary)
literary agent Moe Ferrara (BookEnds), Laurie McLean (Fuse Literary), Emma Sector (Prospect Agency), Michael Carr (Veritas Literary), Elizabeth Kracht (Kimberley Cameron & Associates), Andy Ross (Andy Ross Literary), Amy Cloughley (Kimberley Cameron & Associates), Karly Caserza (Fuse Literary), Jennifer March Soloway (Andrea Brown Literary), Lisa Abellera (Kimberley Cameron & Associates), and possibly more to come.