Houston Writers Guild

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Welcome to the Houston Writers Guild
We’re a non-profit, volunteer community of writers in the Greater Houston area.  Like you, we love writing and our purpose is to support each other, work to sharpen our craft, and promote our members’ writing careers.
Join the Houston Writers Guild today and become part of our growing community

June 11th – 13th 2021
Check out some of our awesome speakers we have lined up!

Contest Time!

Contest Theme is:

Women’s Voices

This year’s focus is on empowering women in honor of our first female vice president. Story entries can be either fiction or narrative nonfiction. The poetry contest is concurrent and uses the same theme.  All submissions should be from a female or female-identifying POV and be a source of inspiration and empowerment for women. All authors, regardless of gender, are welcome to participate.

Contest Window:

February 8th to June 30

The winner will be announced on Friday October 8 at Indiepalooza.

Saturday Socials with HWG 
Community check-in, open mics and/or webinars, etc.
Saturdays 10-11 a.m. CST


Join the Houston Writers Guild each month and connect with other authors, poets, writers and other creatives. This is open to all. Come share what you’re working on and meet others in the writing community!

Volunteers Needed!

Want to get involved? We are currently looking for volunteers! If you would like to get in on the action contact us at info@houstonwritersguild.org.