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
Check in and Networking 2:30 with Meeting and Program 3:00 - 5:00
Los Altos United Methodist Church
5950 E. Willow St. (at Woodruff).
Check in at the community room (Heritage Hall).
Parking in two lots on the church campus, and also along the curb in front.
For in-person meetings, other than Winter Fest, no reservation is required. Contact info@calwriterslongbeach.org


           Winter Fest


Socializing and networking with holiday refreshmentsProgram: 3-minute Open Mic

December 9, 2023

Credit: Irena Mirskaya


December 9, 2023 - Winter Fest

(members and registered/previous visitors only) with treats, networking and socializing, planning our future meetings, and 3-Minute Open Mic


January 13, 2024

Pam Sheppard - "This is Your Year to Write"


 February 11 - "Pro Tips for Library Research for Writers"


March 11 - TBA

April 8 - Celebrating Poetry Month!

Nancy Lynee Woo


Check back for more program information! 

This event is for members and our previous visitors.


If you wish to attend but are not a member and not on our visitor email list,  please send an email with the subject line "Winter Fest request" to info@calwriterslongbeach.org before December 6 and we will get back to you.