Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Writing a Query Letter

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild with literary agent Cherise Fisher for an informative workshop about the often daunting task of writing a query letter. When you are ready to search for an agent, learn how to write the best query letter possible. Experienced agents like Cherise have received thousands of query letters and she has

Straw Dog Writes Weekly Writers Meet Up

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 45 minute period of time. Afterwards, the Zoom room will remain open for a

Straw Dog Writes Weekly Writers Meet Up

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 45 minute period of time. Afterwards, the Zoom room will remain open for a

Straw Dog Writes Weekly Writers Meet Up

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 45 minute period of time. Afterwards, the Zoom room will remain open for a

Straw Dog Writes Weekly Writers Meet Up

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 45 minute period of time. Afterwards, the Zoom room will remain open for a

Straw Dog Writes Weekly Writers Meet Up

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 45 minute period of time. Afterwards, the Zoom room will remain open for a

Chapbooks: Crafting a Collection

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild with presenter Adrie Rose on Sunday, February 11 via zoom from 3-5pm for this craft workshop. We will come together to work on pulling together poems into a chapbook collection. We’ll talk about what chapbooks are (and are not) and some strategies for arranging the poems in them. Participants are

Author Showcase

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild for our annual Author Showcase on January 20th, 4-5:30 on Zoom. Register for this event HERE. Our readers with new books in 2023 will be: Adrie Rose Anne Pinkerton Cherryl Jensen Deb Gorlin Dina Friedman Howie Faerstein Joan Livingston John Sheirer Jordan Hall Lindsay Rockwell Suzanne Rancourt Tzivia Gover

2024 Writers in Residence at The Mount

Thank you to all the accomplished writers for applying for the Edith Wharton-Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence program at The Mount. The Selection Committee is pleased to announce the residents: Camila Sanmiguel Anaya Eleanor Fuller Jason Prokowiew Jenn Alandy Trahan Julia Thacker Mariah Rigg Mistinguette Smith Stevie Billow Whitney Scharer 2024 Residents’ Biographies Camila Sanmiguel Read More

Writers Night Out in February

Join us on Tuesday February 6, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Alexis Johnson at Forbes Library. In addition to reading from Playing With A Full Deck, she’ll also read from her new books Dancing with Words and I Wanted to Write a Book but Forgot What I Wanted to Say. No registration