Welcome to Napa Valley Writers, a branch of the California Writers Club

We are a nonprofit professional organization open to writers in every genre and at every level of experience, from novice to notable. Our purpose is to promote fellowship with community readers and writers alike, and to provide practical information that supports all members in achieving their publishing goals.

NVW Holiday Party – Sunday, Dec 11th 3-5 p.m.

See Events Calendar for Details

RSVP via Phone by Dec 4th.


Wednesday, December 14, 7 – 9 p.m.


Joe Retherford, author of Blind Courage


NVW Member Reader Mike Barkos, MD

author of BASH (Bay Area State Hospital)


Books on Sale from our guest speakers and other local authors

Refreshments and Networking

Details on our Meetings page.


To become a member of NVW, please contact info.napavalleywriters@gmail.com

You may want to take a look at other pages here for updated news, membership application, or contact Kathy Thomas for more information.


Recent Events included a guided cruise on the Napa River, NVW Board Election, Open Mics, and a Salon.

  • The NVW member newsletter is provided to all members and interested friends each month.
  • NVW members take part in on-going critique groups to improve their craft and help one another.

Thanks for stopping by – looking forward to seeing you soon.



Kathleen Thomas, 2016-2017 President


Marianne, Ann, & Ana = Panel


Roberta Wright, 2016-’17 Membership Chair


Doug Brozell – Anthology Guy


Sarita and Michael





Beclee Newcomer Wilson

Beclee Newcomer Wilson


Sterling Anderson, Screenwriter, Author, Educator

JANET Fletcher photo

Author Jordan Rosenfeld

Author Jordan Rosenfeld

Bonnie Durrance

David Cogalton

David Congalton, Screen writer & Radio Host

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Bill Moore Author & member

Scott Evans

Scott Evans

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Patsy Ann Taylor & Sue Kesler

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Bo Kearns Member reader

Guest speaker enjoyed by all

Ethel Rohan, Author & Guest speaker

Ann Holmes -

Ann Holmes, Member


Sue Kesler & Santa


Marilyn Campbell, Author & member


Afternoon @ Robert Louis Stevenson Museum


Robert Louis Stevenson Museum Visit

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Bo Kearns, Lenore Hirsch, Tim Carl

Bo Kearns, Lenore Hirsch, Tim Carl


Josh Mohr, Author


Tony Kilgallin, The Wine Guy


Gary Silva, Member & poet



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