Upcoming Events

August Meeting: "What the Playwright Can Teach the Writer"

Award-winning author and playwright Lisa Soland will speak on "What the Playwright Can Teach the Writer" at the Thursday, Aug. 4 meeting of the Knoxville Writers' Guild.


Date: Thu, Aug 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Communications Committee Meeting

The Communications Committee meeting is a working meeting. Anyone interested in promoting KWG and raising the profile of the Guild in the community is welcome to attend.

Date: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Scifi/Fantasy Writers Group

This is a critique group. Writers submit up to 5000 words for review and constructive criticism. We will read up to three pieces per meeting. Occasionally we will write flash fiction to a prompt provided by one of our members. Contact djkfreeman@hotmail.com for more information.

Date: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Marketing for Small Press Authors and the Self-Published

The Knoxville Writers’ Guild (KWG) will host workshop “Marketing for Small Press Authors and the Self-Published” on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 1-3 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church. Publishing marketer Caitlin Hamilton Summie will teach the workshop.

Date: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Monthly Meeting: "How to Prepare a Collection"

Join us as we here from guild member, Linda Parsons Marion! She'll be reading from her new book and discuss how to prepare a collection of works. More details to come!

Date: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Monthly Program

Adult Spelling Bee

On Friday, Sept. 16, the Knoxville Writers’ Guild (KWG) will host its first-ever adult spelling bee at 7 p.m. in the Central United Methodist Church fellowship hall, at 201 East 3rd Avenue, Knoxville. Accessible parking is available in the lot behind the church. Go to the Spelling Bee page to get more information.

Guild News

Barnes & Noble Author Signing and Fundraiser

Join us at Barnes & Noble as we highlight some of our authors and their work! The Guild will present roughly 20 local authors, host a workshop entitled "Social Media Made Simple Not Scary" at 1pm, and host author readings throughout the day. Mention KWG at checkout to donate a portion of your purchase back to the Guild for future projects!

Barnes & Noble Bookfair

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P.O. Box 10326
Knoxville TN 37939-0326

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