Santa Barbara Writers Conference – June 2024

Join us June 9-14 and become a part of this ongoing literary legacy.

Patricia Marshall , Rick Shaw, Holly Kammier

Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminare Press, will be on two panels at the upcoming Santa Barbara Writers Conference.

Demystifying Publishing Options
Wednesday, June 12, 1-3:30 PM

Publishing Options Seminar
Thursday, June 13, 9-11:30 AM

See the link below for more info:


If you are interested in attending, email [email protected] mentioning Luminare Press to receive a $100 discount.

The full conference includes:

  • 6 full days of workshops led by 30 talented teachers
  • One-on-one manuscript consultations
  • Afternoon panels
  • Opportunity to register for agent appointments
  • 5 evening keynotes by well-known authors
  • Book signings and chances to meet author-speakers
  • Opening night banquet on Sunday
  • Cocktail reception
  • Awards banquet on Friday evening


Since 1972, writers from around the world have
gathered at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference
to rub elbows with fellow writers, well-known authors, and publishing professionals.