Our theme for February’s contest was “Hope” and our judge was Finn Bille. Out of 7 entries, our winner is KB Ballentine with her poem “March.” KB Ballentine’s seventh collection, Edge of the Echo, is scheduled to launch in the Spring of 2021 with Iris Press. Her earlier books can be found with Blue Light Press,… Continue Reading →
Our theme for February 2021 is “Hope.” Our judge will be Finn Bille, assisted by Karen Phillips and Kate Landers. Finn has been writing poetry since his teenage years in Copenhagen, Denmark. His published poetry collections are Waking Dreams, Elsinore, Denmark, 1986; Rites of the Earth, Chattanooga, TN, 1994; Fire Poems, Chattanooga, TN, 2011; and The King’s Coin: Danish-American Poems,… Continue Reading →
Join us on Saturday February 20 for a workshop led by Seth Michelson. Seth Michelson is an award-winning poet, translator, and professor of poetry (more below). Website (Note: I attended a session with Seth recently in a UTC Poetry class and his passion for the creative spirit, his love of poetry, and encouragement of the… Continue Reading →
Recorded interview with North Georgia Writers Group featuring: Barbara Tucker, Becky Wooley, Devereaux Chivington-Stebbins, and Pamela Pettyjohn, with host Mark Anderson. During the global health crisis of 2020 CWG has not been able to meet in the Chattanooga City Library, so we have been recording interviews with our members. We want to make all of… Continue Reading →
Open now for submissions to the January monthly contest. The CWG monthly contest is free to all CWG members, awards $25- to each winner, publishes the winning pieces on the CWG website, and in The Pulse online magazine. See complete rules here: Our theme for January is “Uncertainty.” Our judge will be Ann Thornfield-Long, assisted… Continue Reading →
Our theme for December’s contest was “Closure.” Winners of the CWG monthly contest receive $25- award and the piece is published here on the CWG website, and in The Pulse online magazine. Ray Zimmerman won (for the second time!) for his creative non-fiction entry The Dance of Leaves. Ray Zimmerman began writing freelance journalism in 1988, He… Continue Reading →
Saturday January 23, 2021; an online interactive presentation John C. Mannone presents: The Intersection of Science with Art with a focus on Literary Arts This workshop is based on the premise that society as a whole should remove disconnections between science and art, and will explore why our understanding of writing should fuse science with… Continue Reading →
The 2020 Anthology is now available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Chattanooga-Writers-Guild/e/B08PDR3R2C This year we chose to create our anthology with a theme to represent the City of Chattanooga, which may be the adopted home for many of us, and the city we have grown to adore. This edition contains featured writing dedicated to this theme along with… Continue Reading →
By John C. Mannone As poets & writers, we love to write (and for the serious artist, revise) and we love to read; we often want to publish, but are afraid and/or overwhelmed by the choices and protocols of the submission process; and many of us don’t much care about marketing our work (even though… Continue Reading →
Our theme for December is “Closure.” Our judge will be KB Ballentine, assisted by Calvin Beam and Chris Wood. KB teaches creative writing, theatre arts, and literature to high school and college students. She has an M.A. in Writing and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Poetry. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and publications, including Atlanta… Continue Reading →
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