Odin Awardees

In the forty years since the Guild was founded, it has recognized twenty people for their body of work or their contributions to the San Diego writing community. This post includes information about the final five of those previous awardees.

Betty Jurus

Betty Abell Jurus, founder of the Southern California Writers’ Conference, was at least once called the Mother Superior of the San Diego writing community.

For more information about her, see "A Bit About Betty," a blog post on the Southern California Writers' Conference website by Michael Steven Gregory.

Michael Steven Gregory

Michael Steven Gregory, Executive Director of the Southern California Writers' Conference, is accomplished in many areas. An author, screenwriter, and filmmaker, his work can be seen on TV series and on video games.

For more information, see his website.

Finally, three recipients are more difficult to find information about beyond the fact that the Guild recognized them by presenting them with Odin Awards.

Pearl Silvernail

Mike McCarthy

Bob Holt

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