WestCoast Writers Conference Production Logo The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference Logo
  • Are you writing your first novel or screenplay? West Coast Writers Conferences presents their 20th!
  • Do you want to improve your skills at the craft of writing?
  • Do you have a work-in-progress you want help polishing?
  • Do you need help building a platform to promote your work?
  • Do you need help to develop a screenplay, or graphic novel?
  • Do you want to take your skills as an author to the next level?
  • Do you have a polished work and need an agent?
  • Are you looking to learn about the business of publishing?
  • Do you know where publishing is headed and what it means to you?
If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, then the
Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference is for you!

Education and Inspiration for All Writers

Learn how to take your writing to the next level at the Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference. It is a great opportunity to receive educational and inspirational guidance from literary agents, veteran educators, industry professionals, professional editors, and publishers in the craft and business of writing fiction, nonfiction, plus we offer workshops on screenwriting taught by Hollywood veterans.

Why this Conference is Unique -- and Better

The Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference (AGLAWC) uniquely presents individual tracks for Aspiring, Active, and Accomplished writers (what we call the 3-A’s). Each features a progression of educational lectures, panels, and interactive workshops, for each level of expertise. This allows you to immerse yourself in an educational and inspirational environment all weekend. Chose your level of participation and workshops based on your areas of interest, what will benefit your writing career the most. and crossover at anytime.

Our faculty/speakers are selected based on who is best-suited for the focus of the curriculum, not simply who is available. You receive the most informed presentations and the latest information from the world of publishing. And along with perennial favorites, we offer important fresh voices and industry experts to widen your wealth of knowledge. Plus you have the opportunity to meet and network in person with literary agents, editors, and industry professionals, to help guide you on the path to success.

Meet and Pitch Literary Agents and Publishers

1-on-1Yes, you can meet and pitch literary agents and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. That's why they attend the conference -- to meet you. We even offer a special panel of agents du jour to help you prepare for a 1-on-1 pitch meeting. During our past conferences, attendees have secured representation and numerous book deals. In fact, one agent signed an author and landed her a three book deal with a major publisher! Want to meet literary agents and professional editors, network with industry professionals?We can't guarantee you will also sign a deal, but they do happen.

Social & Networking Events

There is something happening every day (and most evenings), so come early and plan to stay late. Plus, don't miss our popular no-host cocktail party on Friday night, and our Renegade Late Night Read and Critique on Saturday night. We also include admission to the "Gathering of Writers" no-host cocktail party on Friday and dinner on Saturday. Details and Learn more here ...Most packages include two Keynote Address light luncheons. 

Why you should register now

Experience more than 30 speakers and 40 workshops over 3 days on 1 important weekend, plus take advantage of free 1-on-1 pitch sessions with literary agents, editors and publishers, our popular swag bags, and much more. It's a memorable weekend for writers of all genres and disciplines -- plus you can receive early-bird tuition discounts (with no interest financing available). Register Now!

aglawc register now!
June 21-23, 2019

  Keynote Luncheons
  REGISTER by Mail
  1-ON-1 Meet & Critique
 Conference Location
 Reserve Hotel Room

Get advanced information on
future conferences
and workshops »

Click to Subscribe to the WC2 Conferences List
Learn More About
Our Fine Sponsors