Marin Writers Conference — April 22

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Join us April 22 for a daylong conference covering fiction and nonfiction writing, with five literary agents available for pitches. Morning coffee and bagels are included, along with a bag lunch, in the registration. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.







To register, you must complete the registration form and provide the payment.  You may fill out the form below or download the registration form and mail with a check (payable to CWC-Marin) to: Mary Krefting, 38 Estates Court, San Rafael, CA 94901. You may also pay by credit card or PayPal via the PayPal button. (Cancellation policy: Requests for refunds must be made 14 days before the conference.)

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Conference 2018 Registration form


Early Bird Registration (before April 1)


Presenter Biographies

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PETER BEREN is a former Publisher of  Sierra Club Books, VIA Books; V.P. for Publishing at the Palace Press Group; an Acquisition Editor for Jeremy Tarcher; a literary agent at The Peter Beren Agency, and a publishing consultant with more than 40 years experience in Book Publishing.

A member of AAR, his is also the author of seven published works, including The Writers Legal Companion (with Brad Bunnin) and California the Beautiful (with the late photographer, Galen Rowell). His best-known Agency clients include photographer Art Wolfe (The Earth Is My Witness), graphic novelist Jack Katz (The First Kingdom), and Chakra expert Anodea Judith (Eastern Body, Western Mind). A founding staff member of The Boston Phoenix, he has published articles for a variety of magazines including Mother Jones, Berkeley Monthly and Tufts Magazine.