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A (partial) List of Writing Groups

Greater Lansing Area:

Here is a PDF spreadsheet of many local Lansing area and Michigan writing groups for viewing and download. This will be updated from time to time.

Writers-Group-spreadsheet

  • The Skaaldic Society (Lansing) – 2nd Wednesdays, 6-8 pm – LCC Library – skaalds.comCheck in here and on our Facebook Page for more current info on Michigan writing events, including upcoming conferences and seminars – peckhammorris@yahoo.com
  • Capital City Writers Association (Lansing) – info@capitalcitywriters.org
  • East Lansing Writers Forum – Sundays, 2-4 – All Saints Episcopal Church – vbrjrmk@aol.com, eiderosia@aol.com
  • Lansing Poetry Club (Lansing) – 3rd Sundays, 3pm – MICA gallery, 1210 Turner St. – ruestokes@gmail.com
  • MSU Community Club Creative Writers – 1st Wednesdays, Oct-June (must join MSU Community Club) – claricelh@sbcglobal.net
  • Mid-Michigan Word Gatherers (Ionia) – Thursdays, 9:30 am-Noon – SoZo Coffee Roasting & Espresso Bar – MMWordGatherers@gmail.com
  • RCAH Center for Poetry (East Lansing, MSU, Snyder Hall) many programs poetry.rcah@msu.edu
  • Spring Arbor Writers’ Group – 3rd Mondays, 7-9pm – Jackson District Library, Spring Arbor Branch –
  • Writers at the Pie Company (E. Lansing) – 1st Sundays, 9am; 3rd Thursdays, 6pm – rapayne@comcast.net
  • Writers’ Roundtable  (Lansing) – Every other Thursday, 6-8pm – Delta Library – dtdl.org/writers
  • Writing at the Ledges (Grand Ledge)- 3rd Saturdays, 11am -– prosalie@comcast.net

Metropolitan Detroit

  • The Ann Arbor Writers Group (writing sample, letter of intro to Matt) – annarborw2@gmail.com
  • Ann Arbor Area Writers Group (Ann Arbor) – Tuesdays, 7-10pm – Nicola’s Books; Wednesdays, 6-9pm, Nicola’s Books – fritzfrieheit.com
  • Motown Writers Group motownwriters.com
  • Ferndale Fiction Writers – 4th Saturdays, 12-2pm – Ferndale Library
  • Freelance Marketplace Writers Group (Rochester Hills) – 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30pm – rochesterwriters@gmail.com

Michigan Writing Groups

  • Peninsula Writers – annual membership – peninsulawriters.org
  • Mid Michigan Writers (Standish) – 2nd & 4th Mondays, 6:30pm -– midmichwriters.com
  • Novi Writer’s Group – 4th Saturdays, 10-Noon – Novi Public Library (Board Room)
  • Instructors as Writers (Flint) – psduff@gmail.com
  • South Lyon Writers’ Group – 1st Saturdays, 10am-Noon – member applications are accepted in March and September – Contact southlyonwriters@yahoo.com
  • Cascade Writers’ Group-CAS (Grand Rapids) – – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7pm – Kent District Library, Cascade Branch – Contact Dr. Lisa McNeilley lisa.hope@comcast.net
  • FADL Writers Group (Fremont) – Fremont Library – Contact Stacy Sprague fadlwrites-owner@fremontlibrary.net
  • Artworks Monday Writers Group (Big Rapids) – 2nd Mondays, 6-8pm – 106 N. Michigan Ave. –artworksinbigrapids.org/wp/classes/
  • Ludington Writers – Ludington Area Center for the Arts – readings, conferences, etc.
  • “West Side Gang” of Ludington Writers – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7pm – ludington-writers.com

International

  • Backspace – global association of published and unpublished writers – $40 annually – bksp.org

 

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