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The Mendocino Coast Writers Conference offers a place where writers find encouragement, expertise, and inspiration.

We organize an intimate conference each year limited to 100 participants where excellent writers who are also outstanding teachers will encourage you:

To develop your craft in a supportive community, surrounded by the temperate climate and spectacular scenery of California's northern coast.

To explore how writing can shape the world. Whatever the genre, whether fiction, non-fiction, or poetry, words are a powerful instrument of change.

To exchange ideas with authors, editors, literary agents, and writers of many talents, ages and backgrounds, from octogenarians to regional high school and college students.

We also sponsor ongoing literary events such as the Coast Slam and writing workshops and events for at-risk teens, seniors and other community groups.

Connecting writers to community for twenty-five years.

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