Central Coast Writers' Conference
We are excited to announce the return of the Cuesta College Central Coast Writers Conference on Saturday, October 14, 2023. With equal excitement, we’re introducing Brian Schwartz as our new conference event director. Brian is the past president of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association and writes the 'Local Author' feature in SLO LIFE Magazine. He's the author of two books and the CEO of a publishing services consulting firm based in San Luis Obispo. For the past 15 years, beginning with a small publishing company he founded, Brian has worked with hundreds of authors including several New York Times bestsellers.
A former Cuesta & Cal Poly graduate, he and his wife returned to the central coast in 2013. Brian has been actively involved with local writer groups where he continues to teach and lecture. He is a past instructor with Cal Poly's Bestsellers and Storytellers writer's program and a presenter at writers' conferences around the country. You can discover more about Brian on his website at SelfPublish.org.