To encourage the craft, VCWC hosts contests to provide writers with the means to exercise their creative spark.

Poetry

From free form to sonnets, the Ventura County Writers Club Poetry Contest accepts entries from youth to adults.

Memoir

Our newest contest, the Ventura County Writers Club Memoir Contest invites adults to share vignettes of their past.

Short Story

Open to adults and older youth, the Ventura County Writers Club Short Story welcomes complete stories at 2,500 words or fewer.