Currently we are meeting on Zoom

If you wish to join CWCLB, please see fee structure below. *


 Application forms are available at meetings when meetings resume, or print from the page Application and mail with  a check made out to CWCLB for $65, or the midyear fee of $42.50 applies between January and March. 

The California Writers Club of Long Beach is one of 22 branches in the state organization. The Long Beach Branch is open to professional and aspiring writers and non-writing literary experts. At our monthly meetings, members have the opportunity to meet authors, agents, editors, and publishers and to acquire current techniques and information for the crafting and marketing of their work. The Club offers professional networking, mentoring and a variety of educational programs to its members. We facilitate the exchange of ideas among authors and provide inspiration through the camaraderie of fellow writers.


For further information about our programs and activities, please contact our Membership Chair listed below.


Dues structure:

*New Member $65.

If joining between January through March, half-year initial dues are $42.50.

Both amounts include a one-time processing fee of $20 to the state organization.

Renewal: $45 per year. 


Active membership status is open to writers who have been traditionally published or have self-published a book, or have published in a number of other formats from online zines to produced plays. Associate member status is open to aspiring writers working to hone their craft. Publication is not a requirement for membership. The fee is the same.


Questions? Contact Membership Chair Frank Kearns at and mention membership in the subject box.

We hope to see you at a meeting soon, currently on Zoom.