Join us on Tuesday, January 2, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Alexis Johnson at Forbes Library. No registration required. If you want to participate in Open Mic and read, please sign up by 5:50pm. Ten names will be randomly selected. Each reader will have five minutes. The second half of the evening
Join Longmeadow Adult Center and Straw Dog Writers Guild on Thursday, January 18, 6:45-7:45pm for A Writer’s Night with featured reader Celia Jeffries. Celia Jeffries, author of Blue Desert—winner of the May Sarton award— has had her work published in numerous newspapers and literary magazines including Westview, Solstice Literary Magazine, and Puerto del Sol, as
Please join us for our Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 19 at 4pm. Meet the Board of Directors and Officers. Learn about current and future projects and how you can be involved. Register for our Annual Meeting HERE.
Call to SDWG members who published a book in 2023… Submit your name for the drawing of readers at the 10th Annual Author Showcase: A Celebration of Members’ Books. Mark your calendars: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., on Zoom Straw Dog Writers Guild invites Straw Dog Writers Guild members with a book
Grab your comfy blanket and join writer and poet Arianna Alexsandra Collins of Offerings for Community Building for a “Comfort Food” Poetry Share. January’s Poetry Share challenge is to find and read your poems that are carbohydrate rich, warming, uplifting, full of compassion and understanding, and/or consoling. (And you don’t have any poems, read someone
The Selection Committee of the Edith Wharton-Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence is pleased to announce 27 finalists from emerging writers across the United States and other countries around the globe. We were thrilled with the depth of talent, diversity, and sheer writing tenacity of the applicants–thank you for sharing your work. Nine writers will be Read More
Celebrate Straw Dog Writers Guild on #GivingTuesday November 28, 2023. Give a Straw Dog Writers Guild membership as a holiday gift. At only $50, it would make a great gift to a writer you care about, or yourself!
Join Longmeadow Adult Center and Straw Dog Writers Guild on Thursday, December 21, 6:45-7:45pm for A Writer’s Night with featured reader Jovonna Van Pelt. Bio: Jovonna Van Pelt, poet and essayist, is the author of a gorgeous book of poetry Unrelated Questions (published in 2019) and an endearing book of Christmas Stories (published last fall).
Join us on Tuesday, December 5, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Carolyn A. Cushing at Forbes Library. No registration required. If you want to participate in Open Mic and read, please sign up by 5:50pm. Ten names will be randomly selected. Each reader will have five minutes. The second half of the
Each Wednesday at 7pm, whenever there is not another scheduled Straw Dog event, any Straw Dog Writers Guild members who would like to spend some time writing together can join a Zoom session. We will spend 15 minutes on introductions, a 45 minute writing session, have a 15 minute discussion, then write for a second