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Gold Country Writers currently meets at the Barnstormer Room at the Auburn Airport.  Click here for Barnstormer Room map, address, and directions. 














April Speaker Susan M. Osborn

April 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, PDT
Barnstormer Room, Auburn Airport
Click here for Barnstormer Room map, address, and directions

Joan Griffin & Joe Medeiros will lead a book discussion March 16, 30, and April 13, 10 am-12 noon, at the same Roseville Campus location and on Zoom from 2-4 p.m. The book is “How Did I Not Know That? Environmental Science Series – Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and The Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall. Kimmerer. https://www.campusce.net/sierraolli/category/category.aspx

Rebecca Inch-Partridge will teach a class entitled ““Finish That Book Unlocked.” The class will be held from 9:30 -12:30 on Thursdays, March 2 through April 27, 2023. This class is available through OLLI at Sierra College, Nevada County Campus (250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley).  rebeccapartridge@att.net

Rebecca Inch-Partridge is offering two free writing workships through the OLLI (Osher Life Long Learning Program).  at Sierra College. On Tuesday 3/21, she will present ““Finish That Book.” On Thursday the workshop will be “Rewrite that Book.”  Both classes will be held from 9:30 -12:30, at Sierra College’s Nevada County Campus (250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley) and also via Zoom. For more information call (530) 906-2005 or email rebeccapartridge@att.net Rebecca will be happy to discuss your project and how either of these classes might be of benefit to you.

Nancy Woody has written a short story “Bessie” that appears in the Sacramento Branch of the California Writers Club’s anthology Visions. In December, 2022, she published two poems, “A Question for the Gods,” in the online magazine Fear of Monkeys, and “These Hands,” in the online magazine Fleas on the Dog.



Del Whitely Dozier

Frank Nissen

Kathryn Shields




Regular Monthly Meetings on Wednesdays

1st Wednesday of every month
Business Meeting

2nd Wednesday of every month
Drop-in Critique

3rd Wednesday of every month
Guest Speakers & Workshops

4th Wednesday of every month
Drop-in Critique

5th Wednesday of  every month
Social Event (For August 31, see Writer’s Retreat at top of home page)

In-person meetings are normally held at
The Barnstormer Room
Auburn Municipal Airport
Auburn, CA

Click here for Barnstormer Room address, map, and directions.


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