2018 A Bridge to Publication Conference

Save The Date!

October 13, 2018

Find the Place!

Central School Arts & Humanities Center

809 Kirby Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601 

See Who's Speaking!

Michael Bracken: Decision-Tree Story Creation

L Diane Wolfe: Market Your Books Like a Professional

Gina Ardito: Ten-Hut! Fall in for Basic Boot Camp!

Jerica Guillory:  The Key to Publication, Inspiration, & Motivation

John M Floyd: Writing & Selling Short Stories

Conference Registration Form Coming Soon!

Raffle Prize

Dainty in Pink


As she has in years past, local artist and BWG Member, Marcia Dutton has donated this beautiful 16" x 20" Geclee painting as a raffle gift to one lucky winner at the conference!

Raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the conference.

BWG Scholarship Application

If you or someone you know would benefit from attending our annual conference OR joining our group but can't afford the fees, Bayou Writers Group issues up to 4 scholarships annually (2 membership & 2 conference). Download and complete the application and either mail or email according to the directions.

BWG Scholarship Guidelines-Application 2018 (doc)