Literary Organizations Beyond Minnesota

If you'd like to suggest the addition of a literary organization to this list, email Savannah Brooks at sbrooks@loft.org.

 
Alabama

Alabama Center for Literary Arts

Alabama Center for the Book

Alabama State Poetry Society

Alabama Writers' Conclave

Alabama Writers Forum

Huntsville Literary Association

 
Alaska

49 Writers

Alaska Center for the Book

Alaska Writers Guild

Alaska Writers Homestead

Island Institute

 
Arizona

Arizona Author's Association

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Arizona Mystery Writers

Flagstaff Writers Connection

Page One Literary Center

The Phoenix Writers Club

The Poetry Center

Society of Southwestern Authors

The Writers Studio Tuscon

Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing

 
Arkansas

Argenta Reading Series

Arkansas Art Council

Arkansas Literary Association

ArkansasWriters.com

 
California

826LA

Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center

California Literary and Prologue Society

California Writer's Club

DSTL Arts

The Free Black Women's Library - Los Angeles

Get Lit

Independent Writers of Southern California

Intersection for the Arts

Jack Jones Literary Arts

Lambda Literary

Los Angeles Poet Society

Los Angeles Poets & Writers Collective

Marin Poetry Center

PEN Center USA West

Poetic Research Bureau

Poetry Center San Jose

The Poetry Center

The Poetry Lab

The Poetry Salon

San Diego Writers, Ink

San Francisco Writers’ Grotto

Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center

South Bay Writers

Women's Center for Creative Work

Writegirl

Writers @ Work

Writers of Kern

ZZyZx WriterZ

 

Colorado

Aspen Words

Author You

Boulder Writing Studio

Castle Rock Writers

Colorado Authors League

Colorado Poets Center

Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group

Lighthouse Writer's Workshop

Northern Colorado Writers

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

Tethered by Letters

Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College

 
Connecticut

Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association

Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance

Institute for Writers

The Mark Twain House and Museum

Westport Writers Workshop

 

D.C.

826 DC

American Writers Museum

Busboys and Poets

DC Writers Salon

The Deaf Poets Society

The Federal Poets

Free Minds

Hurston/Wright Foundation

The Inner Loop

The Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House

MoonLit

PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Split This Rock

Story District

The Word Works

 

Florida

Emerald Coast Writers

Florida Literary Arts Coalition

Florida Outdoor Writers Association

Florida Reading Association

Florida Writers Association

Gulf Coast Writers Association

West Florida Literary Federation

 

Georgia

Atlanta Writers Club

Georgia Council for the Arts

Georgia Poetry Society

Georgia Writers Association

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame

Northeast Georgia Writers

 

Hawaii

Hawaii Literary Arts Council

Hawaii Writers Guild

Pacific Writers Connection

 
Idaho

Blue Sage Writers

Idaho Writers Guild

Idahope Christian Writers

The Log Cabin Literary Center

 

Illinois

Carlinville Writers Guild

Chicago Women in Publishing

Chicago Writers Association

Literature for All of Us

Midwest Writing Center

Naperville Writers Group

The Poetry Center of Chicago

Quincy Writers Guild

Storystudio Chicago

Tallgrass Writers Guild

Windy City Romance Writers

 
Indiana

Central Indiana Writers Association

Michiana Writers Workshop

Midwest Writers Workshop

Writer's Center of Indiana

The Writers Guild

 

Iowa

Iowa Center for the Book

Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

Iowa Poetry Association

Iowa Writers' House

The National Association for Poetry Therapy

The Southwest Iowa Writers Guild

 
Kansas

Brave Voice

Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction

Kansas Authors Club

Kansas Poets

Kansas Writers Association

KS Writers, Inc.

 
Kentucky

Appalachian Writers Workshop

Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

Kentucky Humanities & Kentucky Book Festival

Kentucky State Poetry Society

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

Louisville Literary Arts

Poezia Writing Group

Southern Kentucky Book Fest (SOKY)

 

Maine

Agents Editors Writers

Central Maine Writers Group

Deer Isle Writers Workshops

Down East Writers

Maine Lit-Ring

Maine Poets Society

Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance (MWPA)

Room to Write

The Telling Room

 

Maryland

Black Writers' Guild

CityLit Project

Howard County Poetry & Literature Society

Maryland Writers' Association

The Writer's Center

 

Massachusetts

Amherst Writers & Artists

Boston Writers SIG

Cape Cod Writers Center

Electronic Literature Organization

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown

Gloucester Writers Center

Grub Street, Inc.

Mass Leap

Scribbler's Ink

Seven Bridge Writers Collaborative

Straw Dog Writers Guild

Sutton Writing Group

Wachusett Writers and Poets Club

Writers Room of Boston

 
Michigan

Detroit Working Writers

Inside Out Literary Arts Project

Michigan Writers Inc

Poetry Society of Michigan

Rochester Writers

The Scarab Club

 

Minnesota

Brainerd Writers Alliance

The Givens Foundation for African American Literature

Jack Pine Writers Bloc

Lake Region Writers Network

Lake Superior Writers

The League of Minnesota Poets

Midwest Fiction Writers

Minnesota Science Fiction Society

MinnSpec

National League of American Pen Women, Minnesota Branch

The Playwrights Center

Red Sofa Literary (Agent)

S.A.S.E.—The Write Place

Screenwriters Workshop

 

Mississippi

Gulf Coast Writers Association

Mississippi Poetry Society

Mississippi Writers and Authors Group

Mississippi Writers Guild

 
Missouri

Heartland Writers Guild

The Missouri Writers Guild

Southeast Missouri Writers' Guild

Springfield Writers' Guild

The Story Center

Whispering Prairie Press

The Writers Place

 

Montana

The 406 Writers Workshop

Authors of the Flathead

Humanities Montana

The Missoula Writing Collaborative

Montana Arts

Outdoor Writers Association of America

Story Keepers

 

Nebraska

Nebraska Center for the Book

Nebraska Center for Writers

Nebraska Writers Collective

Nebraska Writers Guild

Nebraska Writing Project

 

Nevada

Ash Canyon Poets

Black Mountain Institute

 
New Hampshire

Center for the Book

The Frost Place

MacDowell Colony

Monadnock Writers' Group

New Hampshire Writers' Project

Poetry Society of New Hampshire

 
New Jersey

Delaware Valley Poets

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Jersey City Writers

Liberty States Fiction Writers

New Jersey Center for the Book

The Nick Virgilio Haiku Association

The Poetry Center

Walt Whitman Arts Center

Women Reading Aloud

The Write Group

The Writers Circle

The Writers of the Weird

The Writing Center

 

New Mexico

A Room of Her Own

Albuquerque Museum Foundation

The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation

La Sociedad para las Artes

Lannan Foundation

Minor Heron Press

New Mexico Book Association

New Mexico Literary Arts

Santa Fe Art Institute

Santa Fe Writers Project

SOMOS

Southwest Writers Workshop

 
New York

92nd Street Y

ABC No Rio

Academy of American Poets

Adirondack Center for Writing

Albany Poets

Art Workshop International

Asian American Writers' Workshop

Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association

Bronx Writers Center

Brooklyn Arts Council

The Center for Book Arts

The Center for Fiction

Congress for Jewish Culture

Fledgling Writing Workshops

The Greenfield Center

The Harlem Writers Guild

Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Just Buffalo Literary Center, Inc.

Latin American Writers Institute

The Lewis Burke Frumkes Center for Writing and Culture

Literary Freedom Project

National Writers Union

The New York Literary Society

New York State Writers Institute

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Pen + Brush

PEN American Center

The Poetry Project at Saint Mark's Church

Poetry Society of America

Poets & Writers, Inc.

Poets House

Symphony Space

Telugu Literary and Cultural Association

The Authors Guild

The Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YM-YWCA

Urban Word NYC

Voices Unbroken

Writers & Books

The Writers Studio

Yaddo

YMCA of Central New York

 

North Carolina

Authoring Action

Bookmarks

Burlington Writers Club

Charlotte Writers Club

North Carolina Haiku Society

North Carolina Poetry Society

North Carolina Writers' Network

Pamlico Writers Group

Winston Salem Writers

Writers' Workshop

 
Ohio

CSU Poetry Center

Lit Youngstown

Literary Cleveland

Morgan Conservatory

The Ohio Poetry Association

Ohioana Library

Thurber House

Twelve Literary Arts

 

Oklahoma

Creative Quills

Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers

Oklahoma Center for the Book

Oklahoma City Writers

Oklahoma Writers Federation

Oklahoma Writing Project

 
Oregon

Attic Institute

Conversations with Writers

Friends of Mystery

The Friends of William Stafford

Ghostland

Independent Publishing Resource Center

Lane Literary Guild

Literary Arts

Mountain Writers Series

Oregon Poetry Association

Oregon Writers Colony

Oregon Writers Colony

PDX Writers

The People's Colloquium

Willamette Writers

Wordcrafters in Eugene

Write Around Portland

Writers On the Edge

 

Pennsylvania

Barrelhouse

Bethlehem Writers Group

Bucks County Writers Workshop

Central PA Writers Workshop

City of Asylum

Creative Nonfiction Foundation

The Gershman Y

Greater Leigh Valley Writers Group

Kelly Writers House

Ligonier Valley Writers

Literary Philly

Parsec

Pennsylvania Center for the Book

Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association

Pennwriters

Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

Sisters in Crime

Stradler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts

 

South Carolina

Academy of Authors

Columbia Writers Alliance

Emrys

Hub City Writers Project

Lowcountry Initiative for Literary Arts

Poetry Society of South Carolina

South Carolina Writers Association

South Carolina Writers Workshop

 
South Dakota

Black Hills Writers Group

Dakota Writing Project

South Dakota Authors Association

South Dakota State Poetry Society

Vermillion Literary Project

 
Tennessee

Chattanooga Writers' Guild

Knoxville Writers Guild

Meacham Writers' Workshop

The Porch

Rockvale Writers' Colony

Sewanee Spoken Word

Southern Lit Alliance

Spartan City Poetry Club

Tennessee Arts Commission

Tennessee Writers Alliance

 
Texas

American Literary Translators Association

Austin Poetry Society

Dallas Screenwriters Association

Deadliners

DFW Writers Workshop

Gemini Ink

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Harry Ransom Center

Houston Writers Guild

Inprint Houston

Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center

Poetry Society of Texas

ScriptWorks

Texas Institute of Letters

Wordspace

The Writer's Garret

Writer's League of Texas

 

Utah

League of Utah Writers

Red Rock Writers

Utah State Poetry Society

 
Vermont

Burlington Writers Workshop

The League of Vermont Writers

Poetry Society of Vermont

Vermont Studio Center

The Writer's Center of White River Junction

 
Virginia

Charlottesville Writing Center

Furious Flower Poetry Center

James River Writers

The Muse

Poetry Society of Virginia

Virginia Writers Club

WriterHouse

 
Washington

Field's End

Hedgebrook

Pacific Northwest Writers Association

Richard Hugo House

SPLAB

Whidbey Writers Group

 
West Virginia

West Virginia Writers, Inc.

 
Wisconsin

Chippewa Valley Writers Guild

Council for Wisconsin Writers

Oshkosh Area Writers Club

Red Oak Writing

Redbird Studio - A Writer's Place

Tuesdays with Story

Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets

Wisconsin Writers Association

Woodland Pattern Book Center

Write On Door County

 

Wyoming

WyoPoets

Wyoming Writers Inc.