We recently lost a dear friend, an accomplished author and playwright, and a pillar of ESWA and the Bay To Ocean Writers Conference. In the clip at right, former ESWA President Ron Sauder pays tribute to Mala Burt at the latest BTO on March 7, 2020. Mala passed away after a brief battle with cancer. She will be deeply missed.
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Author Carol Franks-Randall reads from
her children's book, Jamal and Me
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*Due to the coronavirus pandemic,
the deadline is extended from the original date of March 31, 2020
ESWA is honored to have Truth Thomas as the editor of the BTO 2020 Anthology. Truth is a poet, editor, and publisher, and is the creator of the Skinny poetry form. He was an acclaimed presenter at the 2020 BTO Writers Conference.
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