Weekend Road Trip: East Of Eden Writers Conference

Writers Conference


Our road trip this week takes us to Salinas, California for the East of Eden Writers Conference. The conference kicked off Friday with workshops taught by a star-studded group of presenters and speakers.

Conference co-director, Kelly Harrison, was one of many staffers who assisted conference goers and faculty with registration.

L-R Author Terri Micene, literary agents April Eberhardt and Verna Dreisbach.

L-R Author Maralys Wills, keynote speaker Brian Copeland, and conference co-director Edie Matthews.

Publisher Charlotte Cook and Komenar Publishing’s marketing manager, Jasmine Nakagawa.

Literary agents Elizabeth Pomada and Michael Larsen.

Foreground – Authors Becky Levine and Terri Micene chat during the faculty meet and greet session.

Authors Hallie Ephron (keynote speaker), Maralys Wills, and David Corbett

Literary agent Nathan Bransford chats with faculty members.

Tommy Brandt

L-R Literary agents Verna Dreisbach, Andrea Brown, and April Eberhardt.

Linda McCabe and agent Verna Dreisbach

3 replies
  1. l.c.mccabe
    l.c.mccabe says:


    I finally got a chance to check out this post. Nice pics.

    Especially that last one.

    I’ll let you know once I’ve done my post on the conference.


  2. Terry
    Terry says:

    Thanks for sharing. Looks like you’re having fun. And nice to have faces to put with some of the agents who sent me those rejection letters. Or not.

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