Stories Matter in partnership with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) is the inaugural event of what will be a national program; professional writers mentoring underserved women who want/must/NEED to tell a story. This first event takes place with local Santa Barbara participants. The inaugural program will focus on memoir and biography.

– One on one mentoring with a best-selling author.
– Group support.
– Works will be published at the end of the 8 week session in Entity Magazine ( online and select stories will also be posted on Entity Magazine’s FB page which has 1M+ followers.

Applications are no longer being accepting. Those selected to participate will be notified via email no later than January 9, 2021. The program will begin January 19, 2021.