February Contest

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 →

November Contest

November's theme is "Tradition." Our judge will be Chris Wood, assisted by Kelle Z. Riley and Kate Landers. Contest Rules:Submission period: 1st - 21st of each month (excepting February) from September 2020 through August 2021.Eligibility: All current members of the Chattanooga Writers’ Guild. Submissions must have never been published (personal blogs are ok), and must... Continue Reading →

October Contest Winners are:

October's theme was "Afterlife" Kelly Hanwright in poetry : "To Neruda - A Request" Ray Zimmerman in prose: "Life After Writing" Kelly Hanwright is a poet, teacher and dog trainer living in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. She creates art to help understand herself and her life. She shares it to help others find strategies to... 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 →

Meetings

Our face to face meetings are suspended for the global health crises, but our writing community is alive and well. Our Facebook group has over 1,000 members and is a great resource for engaging with other writers. In place of our monthly program usually held at the city library, we have recorded interviews with local... Continue Reading →

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