For a list of writers organizations around the state, click here. Send updates or corrections to:

Marty Morris
[email protected]

Click here for information about Oklahoma writing organizations.

National Association of Women Writers , where women unite to write. P.O. Box 183812, Arlington, TX 76096. Toll free 1-866-821-4829. Sheri McConnell, President [email protected]

The Writers’ League of Texas The mission of the Writers’ League of Texas is to promote and celebrate the written word as art by providing educational and technical assistance to writers, from beginning to professional, and to serve as an umbrella and public clearinghouse for literary activities and events in Texas.

1501 W. 5th St. Ste. E-2
Austin, TX 78703
[email protected]

The American Book Cooperative
The mission of the American Book Cooperative is quite simply to preserve and facilitate the voice of America as spoken by the independent publisher. We will embrace the novice with nurturing education and direction, and bolster the distribution and marketing efforts of our membership. We market books… yours!

The Back Word online magazine based in Austin. Welcomes submissions with a Texas connection.

Bandera Writers’ Group Contact Richard Stevens [email protected] Next meeting, June 2, 2004, at 5:30 p.m. in the new Helping Hand Conference Room. See Richard Stevens’ message in the June, 2004 newsletter.

The San Antonio Writers Guild meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at the Bethany Congregational Church, 500 Pilgrim. There is a short business meeting and program, followed by critique workshops. The program schedule for the next few months is posted on the Web site at There’s also a map on the site.

The Panhandle Professional Writers, 350 members, founded 1920 is one of the oldest in the nation. Go to the website for more resources for writers.

Writers’ Club of Pasadena (Texas):

Oklahoma Writers’ Federation OWFI is a multi-genre writers’ organization with more than 600 members, including 130 Members-at-Large and 36 affiliate groups….

White County Creative Writers: Arkansas

Arkansas Literary Festival, A Celebration of Literacy, Language, and the Written Word [Website will give earliest details of next year’s event.]

April 24-25, 2004
Riverfront Park West
Downtown Little Rock, Arkansas

Heart of Texas Sisters In Crime (Austin) (Internet Chapter)

Women’s National Book Association (Dallas Chapter):

Texas State Reading Association

Independant Authors and Publishers
Rita Mills 713/939-9184, FAX 713/896-9887 [email protected]
11010 Hanning Lane
Houston, TX 77041
713-896-9887 fax

DFW Writer’s Workshop
meets every Wed. night 7pm in Euless, Tx
all writers welcome
contact: Alley Hauldren
[email protected]
[email protected]

Bay Area Writers League (281)268-7500
1st Thurs, 7PM Clear Lake Park Bldg.
5001 NASAS Rd 1
BAWL Box 580007
Houston, TX 77058

Fort Bend Writers Guild
Meets from 7 to 9 pm each Tuesday at the Sugar Land Barnes & Noble, 2545 Town Center Blvd, Sugar Land, Texas 77479 (at the Hwy 6 Exit off SW Freeway)
Roger Paulding (281)498-5025 [email protected]

San Gabriel Writers’ League
Joan Upton Hall [email protected]
1st Thurs, 7PM
(website gives program info. & directions)
Box 798
Georgetown, TX 78627

Golden Triangle Writers Group

4245 Calder, Beaumont, TX 77706

Houston Writers League
President, Kim Sauke ([email protected] )
Secretary, Sheryl Manbeck ([email protected] )
2nd & 3rd Fri 7:30 Sharpstown Mall Community Center

The Woodlands Writers Guild

Mixed Genre Writers’ Group of North Houston and Montgomery County

Kingwood Area Writers

2819 Silver Falls, Kingwood, TX 77706

Manuscriptor’s Guild

Box 720661 Houston, TX 77272-0661

Mystery Writers of America

MWA Hotline 713/797-8464 3rd Sat (Sept-June)
Noon Doubletree Guest Sts Hotel
5353 Westheimer [email protected]

Poets Northwest

President, Sharon Young, at 281-651-8799, or snail-mail at
25534 Sugar Valley Lane, Spring, TX 77373, or via e-mail at [email protected].

Romance Writers of America

Houston Bay Area RWA
National RWA

Society of Childrens Book Writers & Illustrators

[email protected]
1st Monday (or Tuesday if Monday is holiday)
7PM Eagle Room Houston Community College
Town & Country Square

Talented and Creative Ink

Box 131032, The Woodlands, TX 77393-1032

The ever-nomadic Act!vated Storytellers — Travel with us! Daily updates:

New Braunfels Writers Guild meets at the NB Public Library on the first Saturday of each month to critique. Sarah Murphy is the secretary [email protected]

Saturday Writers chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild
St. Peters, MO
“writers encouraging writers”

Fellowship of Motivational Writers and Speakers

Todays-Woman is an on-line community for men and women over 18, where over 379 writers/poets/columnists meet and exchange ideas, contest, rate and review and help each other succeed in the writing industry. Todays-Woman enables you to showcase your work with bios, pictures, samples and contact info and much more. Membership is free.

East Texas Writers Guild, Tyler, Texas–
ETWG is of special interest to writers of all genres in East Texas. We meet on the first Monday of each month.

5:30 p.m. BOD Meeting (Members welcome)
6:00 p.m. Dinner Break & Business Meeting (Members & visitors)
7:00 p.m. Speaker/Program
8:00 p.m. Adjourn to Mixer

Where: New Meeting Place
Spring Creek Barbeque
5810 S Broadway Ave
Tyler TX 75701

Kay @ 903-876-2150
or [email protected]

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