Upcoming Events

"Writing Your Stories" Workshop

The Knoxville Writers’ Guild (KWG) will offer an interactive, two-hour workshop, “Writing Your Story,” on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Central United Methodist Church, 201 E. Third Avenue in Knoxville. Free and accessible parking is available.

Date: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 - 10:00 am

KWG's Annual Open Mic Night

Members of the Knoxville Writers’ Guild will have an opportunity to read their work at the Guild’s annual open mic night on Thursday, July 7.

The event is open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Central United Methodist Church, 201 E. 3rd Avenue. A $2 donation is requested at the door. Parking is accessible and free.

Date: Thu, Jul 7, 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, Jul 12, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Quarterly Board Retreat

The Quarterly Board Retreat is open to all members. It is a working meeting that takes place at Knoxville Central United Methodist Church.

Date: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
Member Cost: $0.00
Non-Member Cost: $0.00

Deadline: East Tennessee Writer

Deadline for content for the Knoxville Writers Guild Newletter is due on the 20th of each month. Goodnews, articles, poetry and short fiction are welcome. Send submissions to KWGnews@gmail.com.


Date: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 (All day)

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

The Annual Contest is now open!

The Knoxville Writers’ Guild is now accepting submissions to its annual writing contest, which will be judged by established writers. Deadline for entries is July 15, 2016


Mi'kmaq Sun

John Paul Theriault, a Mi'kmaq Indian living near the Canadian border in northern Maine, uses the sled dog team he's training for a major race as he smuggles cigarettes into Canada - and then people out of Canada into Maine.

Mi'kmaq Sun

by: prescottheald

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Knoxville Writers' Guild
P.O. Box 10326
Knoxville TN 37939-0326

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against any person
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