Writers in Virginia have plenty to choose from when it comes to writers groups. This page shouldn’t be considered the final word on Virginia writers groups, it’s definitely a work in progress. If you don’t see your favorite writer’s group listed here, please drop us a line, let us know and we’ll add it to the list. E-mail us at editor@freelance (dash) zone (dot) com.
When getting in touch about Virginia writers groups, don’t forget to include the important details about your group. Include the name, location, when and where you meet plus the types of writing your group promotes or studies. This collection of writer’s groups is an ongoing project to include all 50 states. Thanks much for your support in our quest to find and promote good resources for writers in these pages.
VIRGINIA WRITERS GROUPS
The National Federation Of Press Women is a national organization based in Alexandria, VA. They serve professionals in journalism, new media, electronic journalism, marketing and PR and other disciplines. In spite of what some might assume, NFPW has plenty to offer men and women alike.
Hampton Roads Writers is based in Norfolk offering help for established and aspiring writers alike.
The Virginia Writers Club is a non-profit with multiple chapters in Richmond, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Bay, James-York and elsewhere.
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators serves the Virginia area with the Mid-Atlantic chapter.
James River Writers has been aimed at book writers and book lovers alike since 2002.
The Arlington Writers Meetup is a once-a-week affair, supporting writers of fiction and poetry but they do include non-fiction in the description, too.
The Poetry Society of Virginia is aimed exclusively at…well, you know.
There’s a good-sized community of Virginia Writers on LinkedIn.