The Society also sponsors a writing contest which includes four categories: short story, essay/memoir, poetry, and first chapter of your book. It is open to beginning and published authors. Winners receive cash prizes. Contest page.
When we get a chance, the SSA sponsors a one day Expo featuring expert speakers on topics of professional interest to writers of every genre. This conference is open to members and nonmembers alike. Check out past Expo event.
Also, check out our Facebook page.