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 due on or before January 3, 2021 and those selected to participate will be notified via email no later than January 9, 2021. The program will begin January 19, 2021.

For more program information and the application link, please visit: