About Us

Got NEWS? We enjoy hearing from writers and especially past and potential attendees! 
Please send us your thoughts on how to make the conference better. Submit your writing success stories for the SFWC Newsletter and our social media. Send short blurbs to news@sfwriters.org or contact SFWC Marketing & Communications Director/Newsletter Editor: Barbara Santos.

To contact the San Francisco Writers’ Conference/San Francisco Writing for Change office, feel free to email us: info@sfwriters.org

If you would like to write to us:

San Francisco Writers Conference
San Francisco Writing For Change Conference
P.O. Box 326 Oakley, CA 94561

You can also call us or email us directly by clicking on our names:


 Executive Director: Laurie McLean– Laurie@sfwriters.org
Barbara SantosMarketing/Communications/Newsletter Director: Barbara Santos – 925.420.6223
Richard SantosRegistration/Website Director: Richard Santos – 925.420.6223

SFW4C Volunteer Coordinator
 Jane Glendinning
Social Media Editor: Karly Caserza

Co-founders Mike Larsen and Elizabeth Pomada



We are honored to have the following advisors
on the San Francisco Writers Conference Advisory Board:


Kathleen Antrim, Author/ThrillerFest VP National Events 
Andrea Brown, Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Harvey Pawl, Businessman
Kevin Smokler, Author/Speaker
Elisa Southard, Author/Speaker
Joyce Turley, Dimensional Reading, Inc.