Join us for our November General Meeting on Monday, November 20, 2023.

Chico Veterans Memorial Hall

554 Rio Lindo Avenue

Doors open at 6:00 pm

Reader's Corner followed by Business Meeting at 6:30 and Guest Speaker at 7:00

Refreshments provided.

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North State Writers is a branch of the ​California Writers ClubFounded in 1909 the CWC is one of the nation’s oldest professional clubs for writers.

​Our November Speaker:

Kandi Maxwell, author of Snow After Fire, a Memoir of the Paradise Camp Fire and the Aftermath

I am a memoir author who writes personal stories about the challenges we face as humans and the journeys we take to overcome them. I live in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California. I have been an English teacher, a backcountry and rock-climbing guide, a musician, a recreation therapist, and a client to several psychotherapists. I am a wife, a mother, and a grandmother. My stories have been published in Hippocampus Magazine, KYSO Flash, The Door is Ajar, Raven’s Perch, The Offbeat, Wordrunner eChapbooks and in many other literary journals and print anthologies. My nonfiction articles have been published in California English, American Indian Reporter, Modoc & More Magazine, and others. My memoir, Snow After Fire, was published June 6th, 2023 by Legacy Book Press.