Writers Organizations in the USA in the Best of the Web Directory

Writers Organizations in the USA

Alaska Writers Guild

Educates and informs beginner, intermediate and published writers, fostering knowledge and skills to inspire successful authors.

American Society of Authors and Writers

Organization established to provide a venue for authors and writers to meet with editors, publishers, agents, and producers.

American Society of Journalists and Authors

Resource for job opportunities and agents list to American journalists and authors.

Authors Guild

New York-based professional organization of published writers advocating copyright protection.

Black Writers’ Guild of Maryland

Voluntary, nonprofit organization aiming to provide support and networking to African-American writers of Maryland.

Brooklyn Writers Space

Membership organization dedicated to providing office spaces for writers.

Chicago Women in Publishing

Nonprofit volunteer organization devoted to professionals engaged in the publishing industry.

First Coast Romance Writers

Organization for both published and unpublished writers aiming to promote the romantic fiction genre.

Florida Writers Association

Information hub and communication network dedicated to professional and aspiring writers in Florida.

Great Lehigh Valley Writers Group

Organization aiming to provide a network of support and writing resources to members.

Gulf Coast Writers Association, Inc

Provides a forum for fellowship, education, and information for writers in the community.

Heartland Writers Guild

Not-for-profit multi-genre organization with a mission to market the literary works of its member writers.

Knoxville Writers' Guild

Provides support to area writers. Find information about membership, member web sites, newsletter, contests, speakers' bureau, and resources.

Michigan Writers

Nonprofit cooperative supporting writers and editors through professional services and education.

Military Writers Society of America

Organization of authors, poets, and artists who are active duty military, retirees, or military veterans.

Mississippi Writers Guild

Information and guidance on the craft of writing, genre, publishing industry, marketing, and agents.

Missouri Writers’ Guild

Statewide organization open to professional writers of all genres. Site contains membership information and a calendar of upcoming events.

National Association of Women Writers

Resource for free articles, employment opportunities, schedule of events, and membership details.

National Writers Union

Trade union devoted to freelance and contract writers of different genres. Includes details of membership, tools and resources.

New England Outdoor Writers Association

Aims to promote and support the conservation of natural resources and the outdoor heritage. Includes news and events, contests, and membership application.

North Carolina Writers’ Network

Organization promoting the writing community of North Carolina. Homepage presents membership information as well as program overview.

Northwest Science Writers Association

Providing science communicators with resources and a network for communication exchange.

Oregon Writers Colony

Not-for-profit organization serves as the voice of both professional and novice writers in Oregon.

Outdoor Writers Association of America

International, professional organization aiming to provide professional opportunities to outdoor writers in the US.

Pacific Northwest Writers Association

Aims to provide a network for Pacific Northwest writers as well as connect them to other writers, publishers, agents, and editors.

Palm Springs Writers Guild

Nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting published and unpublished writers in Coachella Valley.

Poets and Writers

New York-based non-profit organization of poets and fiction writers featuring a compilation of literary events from several states of the US.

Redwood Writers

Statewide nonprofit organization centered on educating the public about the craft of writing through education and workshops.

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

Aims to assist members master the art of writing and the business of selling commercial novel-length fiction.

San Diego Writers/Editors Guild

Organization of writers and editors aiming to improve writing skills of members through workshops and information exchange.

South West Writers

Inspires and encourages people to explore the art of writing through outreach, education, and networking.

Tallahassee Writers’ Association

Organization established to provide fellowship to both published and unpublished writers.

The Writer’s Center

Independent literary center promoting the art of contemporary writing.

Writers' Guild of America, West

Contains details for membership along with information on guild services and writers' resources.

Writers Information Network

Official website of the professional association for Christian writers. Presents information, advice, reviews, and resources.

The Writers Room

Provides established and emerging writers with an affordable work space in New York City.

The Writers’ Center of Indiana

Aims to nurture the writing community in Indiana through classes, conversations, and workshops.

Writers-Editors Network

Aims to provide a network for communication exchange among writers and editors in Florida.

Wyoming Writers, Inc.

Not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the full development of Wyoming writers through annual conferences, workshops, activities, and networking.

Young Chicago Authors

Organization established to encourage self expression and literacy among Chicago’s youth through writing and performance.

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