Who We are

CWC members write novels, short stories, screen plays , poetry, nonfiction articles, books and more. More than half of our members  are published.


We are a 501(c)(6) nonprofit and one of 22 branches in the state. Our state organization is a 501(c)(3) and that website is www.calwriters.org


Our free in-person meetings take place second Saturdays at
Los Altos United Methodist Church
5950 E. Willow St. (at Woodruff).
Check in at the community room (Heritage Hall).
NOTE: THE OCTOBER 14 MEETING and program begins an hour later than usual,
with check-in at 3:30 and speaker program 4:00-6:00
Parking in two lots on the church campus, and also along the curb in front.
For in-person meetings no reservation is required. Contact info@calwriterslongbeach.org




October 14 - Christina LePort "My Journey to Publiction, No Luck Involved" (networking at 3:30, speaker at 4 p.m.)

November 11 (regular 2:30-5:00) - Pat Spencer "Yes! You can traditionally publish your work without an agent"


 December 9 - Winter Fest (networking, open mic, festive treats)

2024 winter-spring program to be announced soon



           Dr. Cristina LePort

"My Journey To Publishing, No Luck Involved"


For many years, Cristina has envisioned a series of medical thrillers infused with realistic clinical details and cutting-edge science. Her novels combine her two great lifelong passions: medicine and writing.  Practicing as Dr. Cristina Rizza, Cristina has been practicing Internal Medicine and Cardiology in southern California for more than 30 years.

October 14, 2023

Please note:  networking begins at 3:30 and

the program starts 4:00 for this meeting only 

Credit: Irena Mirskaya