Writers of Kern offers publishing opportunities to both members and non-members.
Writers of Kern Anthology
Submissions for this annual print anthology are open only to Writers of Kern members. Submission themes and type may change, so check the updated submission guidelines here.
Writers of Kern Blog
Submit guest posts, writing tips, book & product reviews, poetry, flash fiction, short fiction, or pitch your ideas for publication on the Writers of Kern blog. Publication on the WOK blog is open to members and non-members. See the submission guidelines here.
The Write Way Newsletter
The newsletter accepts book & product reviews, member spotlights & success stories, writing tips, and WOK meeting write-ups. You can also pitch fresh ideas. See the submission guidelines here.
California Writers Club Literary Review
Writers of Kern’s parent organization, California Writers Club, publishes poems, stories, fiction, and nonfiction. You must be a member of either Writers of Kern or another branch of California Writers Club to qualify for publication in CWC’s Literary Review. See submission guidelines here.
Fall Writing Contest
This annual writing contest is open in September to Writers of Kern members and awards three cash prizes up to $200. Entries are eligible for publication in the annual Writers of Kern Anthology. See this year’s contest submission details here.