VCWC publishes bi-annual anthologies composed of selected member submissions as well as short story, poetry, and memoir contest winners. Our anthologies — usually available as e-books, hardbacks and soft covers — are sold through the club and on Amazon. Selections are curated by a committee of members.
Coming Soon – Nuance
Our sixth book will be published in 2018, and will feature our latest winners of our three contests: poetry, memoir, and short story.
Order form to be available soon.
An anthology: juried selection of outstanding stories, poetry, and other pieces chosen by the Ventura County Writers Club from members and 2012 and 2013 contest winners. This book features photography showcasing wonders of Ventura and pieces inspired by the memories we all understand.
Ventura County Writers Club’s fourth biannual anthology, Serendipity, is a tribute to the silver screen. Featuring winners from 2010 and 2011 from our annual contests, as well as additional juried selection.
Whether you are outside looking in, or inside looking out, Windows open to new worlds. The Club’s 2010 anthology featured winning short stories and poems from 2008 and 2009, as well as editors’ selections from varied calls for submission: non-fiction, short pieces, short stories, and poems.
The Ventura County Writers Club is proud to present this distillation of its members’ best work for the years 2006 and 2007. Included here are our winning poems and short stories, along with our editors’ picks for best essays and shorter writing examples. Containing humor, moving tributes, irony, and the beauty of the written word, this book is a must for anyone who loves to read; a delightful compendium of the best our local authors have to offer.
Out of Thin Air
Short stories and poems from the 2005 and 2006 contests, celebrating our earliest contest winners, compiled into the Club’s first anthology.