California Writers' Club Critique Group

California Writers' Club Critique Group


All welcome!
Later in the summer this writing critique group will meet at the Rockridge library, but for the May meeting on Saturday the 19th, we will meet at the Fourth District HQ Building. Please RSVP if you want to attend by this Saturday, April 14th, by contacting Bob at

Participating in the Five-page Critique Group
You do not have to bring writing to participate, you may attend and critique the work of others if you prefer. If you bring writing, you may bring up to five pages of any kind of prose, double-spaced manuscript style, text no smaller than 12 pt. Times New Roman, 1-inch margins, no extra spaces between indented paragraphs, except for change of scene. Let readers know if you’re offering fiction or nonfiction. Add a short synopsis if your writing is from a longer work. Bring 13 copies.
Only eight submitters are reviewed per meeting, first come, first served. So RSVP now!
Participants read silently on-site, marking pages, and discussion follows. Readers sign the drafts they have worked on. For more information contact Ann at
Directions to the May 19th Critique Group
The address is 111 Grand Avenue in Oakland, at the corner of Grand and Webster. Parking is limited to street parking and one corner garage.
The #12 AC transit bus stops right at the building. Depending on where you live in the East Bay, you should be either close to the #12 or close to another bus that intersects with the line. The #12 is also right next to 12th Street/Civic Center BART station.
The building is four blocks away from 19th Street BART station. AC Transit’s NL bus also stops at 19th Street BART. Several buses run up and down Broadway, which is just one block away, and Telegraph, which is two blocks away.

Event Info

  • Presented By: California Writers Club
  • Dates: May 19, 2018
  • Location: 111 Grand Avenue
  • Address: 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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