A message from your webmaster

It’s been almost two months since we launched our redesigned website and while the feedback has been mostly positive we realized there are still a number of things we need to work on. One of the biggest areas of concern is an inability to login. We did our best to migrate all the user information […]

Spring and Poetry are in the Air

Seven p.m. April 12th, come listen to and discuss poetry created by two of our region’s premier poets: Liam Hysjulien and Marilyn Kallet.  This program will be part of the Knoxville Writers’ Guild monthly gathering which has been rescheduled to the second Thursday of the month in order to honor Knoxville’s legendary poet Nikki Giovanni […]

Exclusive Conversation with Poet and Educator Jesse Graves

This Saturday March 17th, Jesse Graves will lead a narrative poetry workshop, sponsored by the KWG. Our recent interview with Jesse–see below–reveals his expansive mindset on poetry, learning, and East Tennessee. Jesse Graves grew up in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee, a community his ancestors settled in the 1780s.  He is an Associate Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence […]

Writer and Workshop Leader Caitlin Hamilton Summie Sheds Some Light on Short Stories

Saturday February 17th, writer Caitlin Hamilton Summie will lead a Knoxville Writers’ Guild sponsored workshop: What Works for Short Stories.  The following short interview with her provides a glimpse of the possibilities awaiting this weekend’s workshop participants. KWG:  You’re leading a KWG workshop on short story writing.  As you began developing as a short story writer, […]

2017 Fall Contest Results by Donna Kapa

On February 1, 2018, Knoxville Writers’ Guild was pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2017 Writing Contest. The Contest received sixty-six entries in four categories: Poetry, Short fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Writers. Heather Davis was awarded first prize for her short story “My Thank You Letters.” Author and YouTube producer Joseph Beaubien judged […]

Web developer, designer, and writer Billy Price to speak Jan. 4

Come to the Thursday, Jan. 4 program at the Knoxville Writers’ Guild, when web developer, designer and writer Billy Price will speak. Price will give writers key information on design and web development. The team leader at Knoxville-based Billy Fann Creative, a creative digital marketing company, Price serves clients worldwide. The meeting will be in […]