About

Redwood Writers is one of 22 branches of the California Writers Club, and currently, its largest branch and located in Sonoma County.

CWC is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to educating both members and the public in the craft of writing and in the marketing of their work, through public meetings, workshops and conferences. The California Writers Club is a professional writers club open to writers of all genres. It was founded in 1909.

Redwood Branch of the California Writers Club sponsors a wide variety of events and activities throughout the year. Our activities are held in or around Santa Rosa, CA, in beautiful Sonoma County wine country.

Our mailing address: Redwood Writers, P.O. Box 4687, Santa Rosa, CA 95402.
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As of June 2020 at a new location, our membership meeting is typically held on the third Saturday of each month. Our members gather to network, hear branch announcements, and a featured guest speaker.

(Following the Covid-19 pandemic and necessary online Zoom meetings) Monthly meetings are held from 2 – 4:30 p.m. at the Santa Rosa Finley Community Center, 2060 W. College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.

Other events, such as the Salon and Redwood Writers Circle, provide a more informal opportunity to meet other members and hear their literary works. Workshops on different genres, the craft of writing and publishing trends further enhance our skills as authors. Every other year, Redwood sponsors an all-day writing conference.

At least three contests are offered each year, periodically along with a play-writing contest in collaboration with 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa where winning plays are performed.

Publications: Redwood Writers publishes a members-only anthology each year, launched in the fall. Every other year, a poetry anthology is published, open to all writers, members and non-members.

Redwood branch is located in Sonoma County, California, about sixty miles north of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, and holds its monthly meetings in Santa Rosa while other branch activities are offered throughout Sonoma County.

Our branch motto is "Writers helping writers."

Browse this site to learn about our meetings, speakers, events, writing contests, and workshops. Drop in at our events. If you find value, please apply for membership and become part of our community of writers supporting writers.

Redwood Writers is the largest of 22 California Writers Club branches.
Our motto: “Writers helping writers.”

Redwood Writers
P.O. Box 4687
Santa Rosa, CA 95402