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Southern Exposure

Southern Exposure is a two-act theatrical and musical production inspired by life in Chattanooga during the 1950s and 60s. It can be described as a series of dynamic monologues set to music of the two decades. Radio production to be aired on September 27, 8pm on or 88.1FM Several in person performances list on… Continue Reading →

Monthly Contest – September

We Love Contests! This month’s theme is >> Compliance Rules & Guidelines Submission period: 1st – 21st of each month (excepting February) Eligibility: All current members of the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild. Submissions must have never been published (personal blogs are ok), and must be your own original work.  Genres: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry Themes: Different… Continue Reading →

CWG Annual Members Meeting

It is time for the annual meeting for guild business, elections, food, fun, and sharing. This year you will need to bring your own food as the meeting will be via Zoom. We will announce the results of our elections and have bingo – open mic led y Kelly Hanwright. In this bingo game we… Continue Reading →

Gratitude and Transfer

We give thanks to our board members who have served. Some are moving on. Some are staying on. And some being elected for 2020-21. We express our gratitude to these members who have completed their terms: Sarah Elise Cornett: Secretary 2019-2020. Sarah Elise Cornett is a junior at the University of Chattanooga in Tennessee, currently… Continue Reading →

CWG Elections

Members of the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild, it is time for our annual elections! Voting begins today September 1 and runs through Monday September 7 midnight. Results will be announced at our annual meeting Tuesday September 8, 7pm on Zoom. On the ballot: President: Mark Anderson Vice President: Ray Zimmerman Secretary: Kelly Hanwright Treasurer: Chris Wood… Continue Reading →

CWG August Events

2nd Tuesday August 11th 7pm: Facebook Watch Party featuring an interview with Cynthia Robinson Young 3rd Tuesday, August 18th 7pm: Open Mic on Zoom. Register on the Facebook group events to obtain link and to sign up for one of 15 slots to read. 4th Tuesday, August 25th 7pm Facebook Watch Party featuring interview with… Continue Reading →

Elections and Membership

It is time to renew your membership in CWG. Only paid members may vote in the elections on September 1st. Elections this year will be via Google Form which will be sent in the Newsletter and active from September 1 through September 7. Results will be announced Tuesday the 8th 7pm at our virtual annual… Continue Reading →

Spring Writing Contest Winners!

The winners of our 2020 Spring Writing Contest are: FICTION1st PLACE – The Interview by Karen Smith 2nd PLACE – Ol’ Jem by Devereaux Chivington-Stebbins 3rd PLACE – A True Love Potion by Alexandria Kelly FINALISTS – Alma’s Explosion by Gary Sedlacek, Bed Racing by Jerry Harwood, Old Man by M. Kent Anderson, Immunity by… Continue Reading →

Open Mic at CWG!

The CWG is pleased to announce an Open-Mic for our July program! Our Second Tuesday program for July will be an open mic Zoom meeting on July 14 at 7pm. CWG members will have a fun night of sharing their writing of all types. Please join us! Use the link below to join or for more information. Questions or comments email:


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