Monthly Contest: June-July

Our theme for June's contest was "Exploration" and our winner is Sherry Poff with her creative nonfiction piece, "Northeast."  Sherry Poff grew up in the hills of West Virginia. She now lives and writes in and around Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she interacts with a large group of students and family members. Sherry holds an MA in... Continue Reading →

Spring Writing Contest: home stretch

The deadline for submitting entries to the 2021 Spring Writing Contest is midnight Tuesday June 15. You still have time - but not much! Complete instructions and link to entry form are located on this page: CONTEST

June Program

The CWG Monthly Program for June 2021: An interactive panel on "Publishing and Promoting Creative Work" An online presentation via Zoom, Tuesday June 8, 2021 (6:45 pm eastern), with emphasis on self-publishing (Finn Bille) and small press publishing (William Joseph Roberts with Three Ravens Publishing) together with tips for promotion of those works (Ray Zimmerman).... Continue Reading →

Poetry Workshop

Poetic Soundscapes and the “Felt Quality” of a Word Presenter: Carrie Meadows Time: Saturday, April 17, 2021, 10:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (eastern time), via Zoom Cost: $10 members/$15 non-members Our workshops are a relaxing intimate experience with fellow writers! We log into Zoom at 10:45 am for introductions, enjoy a craft session from 11... Continue Reading →

Workshop: 3/27 Meditative Essay

Robert Vivian of the Vermont College of Fine Arts will lead us in Writing the Meditative Essay "A Thousand Ways To Kiss The Ground: Writing More Lyrically" Saturday March 27, online in Zoom This generative workshop is geared to prose writers who wish to explore, experiment, and discuss lyrical writing* and how writers may access... Continue Reading →

Monthly Contest: Feb-March

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 →

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