Getting Writers Read and Fed!

The NWU is Back at the San Francisco Writers Conference February, 13-16, 2020. The National Writers Union Northern California Chapter will be at the conference for a 4th year, and is presenting the one-hour panel, Getting Read and Getting Fed!

This panel includes NWU Members Cedric O’Bannon, Edward Hasbrouck, Brigid O’Farrell, and September Williams. This event takes place 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 16  at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco.

Topics covered will include:

–why all writers need a press pass
protecting journalists
–maintaining and strengthening copyright integrity while faced with controlled digital lending
–implementation California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), which seeks regulation of misclassification of freelancers and independent contractors. 

The San Francisco Writers Conference was co-founded 17 years ago by Michael Larson and and Elizabeth Pomada. Larson is a member of the National Writers Union Northern California chapter. The San Francisco Writers Conference enjoys a rich literary culture. Over the course of four days in mid-February more than 500 attendees and renown keynote authors, presenters, editors, and agents will attend SFWC combining the the best of both the traditional publishing industry with the latest technology to empower authors to publish everywhere. 

Additionally, the National Writers Union Northern California Chapter joins a prestigious group of exhibitors and sponsors of writers services available to the public whether or not they are registered for the SFWC conference.

From February 14-16, 2017 during most of the conference hours the NWU will be in the exhibit hall in the Ballroom Lobby on the street level of the Hyatt Recency San Francisco. Additionally, NWU authors volunteering at the exhibit can have their books sold at the SFWC bookstore during the conference. 

National Writers Union members Lizette Wanzer, Brigid O’Farrell, September Williams and Michael Larson (Co-Founder of the San Francisco Writers Conferenc) in 2017.