Posts by CWCMarin

The club incorporated in 1913 and chose the motto, “Sail On!” from Joaquin Miller’s poem, “Columbus." By 1915, the membership had grown and, along with London, Sterling and Whitaker, honorary members included Ina Coolbrith, Charles Lummis, Edwin Markham, WC Morrow, John Muir, Joaquin Miller and Charles Keeler. Today, California Writers Club has about 1,200 members in seventeen branches all around California. Marin branch was chartered with CWC in 1999 and has been meeting at Book Passage in Corte Madera ever since.

Summer Salon Nights

This summer we’re hosting several evenings of our popular summer salons again, starting July 26. Our first salon will be an Open Mic — all genres welcome. The events will be potluck style so bring an appetizer or a bottle of wine and come join us!

Thursday, July 26, 7 pm — Open Mic

We’re inviting writers to read out loud any work in progress or finished work – all genres are welcome. Each reader will get five minutes total for reading and optional feedback. This event will be hosted at a member’s home so please RSVP to marincwc@gmail.com for directions and additional information. If you’re one of the first ten people, we’ll guarantee you a slot. We may have time for more. Potluck style.

Thursday, August 23, 7 pm — First Pages

Join us for an evening sharing your First Pages. It will follow the same format as July’s event. Five minutes of reading per person with optional feedback. We’ll be outside on the deck if the weather’s nice. This event will be hosted at a member’s home so please RSVP to marincwc@gmail.com for directions and additional information.