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Sierra Writers Conference 2021

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Sierra Writers Conference is an annual event providing inspiration, instruction, and activities for writers.

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Empowering Voices • February 5th & 6th, 2021

Writers and literature lovers, come to the virtual 2021 Sierra Writers Conference for special writing events featuring James McBride, award-winning author and jazz musician, and Bettina Love, revolutionary educator and speaker. During this two-day virtual conference focusing on “Empowering Voices,” work with successful writers who will share their voices to empower yours. Discover ways to approach your craft, develop your writing, and pursue publication. Join us for two days of virtual learning, sharing, growing, and being inspired to renew or begin your writing journey!

Mark your calendar now. Please see the Sierra Writers Conference Link for more details.


Sierra Writers Conference:

  • Friday, February 5th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 6th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Critique workshops:

  • Friday, February 5th 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Keynote Speakers

Bettina Love: Saturday, February 6th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

James McBride: Saturday, February 6th, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


$10 for Friday, February 5th registration

$20 for Saturday, February 6th registration

$30 for both Friday, February 5th & Saturday, February 6th

$30 for Critique workshop Friday, February 5th registration

Sierra College Students and Staff Free

For tickets listed as free for “Registered Sierra College Students or Sierra College Staff Only,” you must be a current registered Sierra College student or employee with a Sierra College email and Sierra College ID number.

Critique Sessions

Critique Sessions are virtual for $30 on Friday, February 5th, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Space is limited to five people for each section. These sessions run concurrently; you can only sign up for one section.

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Fiction (2)
  • Flash Fiction
  • Memoir
  • Poetry


Funded solely through grants and ticket sales, the Sierra Writers Conference brings prominent writers and speakers and high-quality writing instruction to Sierra College students and the local community. Please help support this event with a donation. Your gift will provide students, as well as the larger community, continued access to excellent programs in the future.

To donate, please click on the "Tickets" at the top of the page and select "Donate to Sierra Writers Conference."

The Sierra Writers Conference is part of the Sierra College Foundation. Gifts to the Sierra College Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The contribution deductible for tax purposes is limited to the amount that exceeds the value of any goods and services received by the donor. The Sierra College Foundation did not provide any goods and/or services, in whole or in part, for this donation.

Tax ID# 23-7241877

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