Writer's Groups and
Author Associations: G - N

Here is a list of various writer's associations and groups for freelance writers, poets, book authors, and editors.

Please note that this is a work in progress. If you'd like to nominate a writer's group, email John Kremer. I know that I have missed some writer's associations I truly would like to add to this list. - John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Garden Writers Association of America, 10210 Leatherleaf Court, Manassas VA 20111; 703-257-1032; Fax: 703-257-0213. Email: info@gwaa.org.

Gemini Ink, 513 S Presa, San Antonio TX 78205; 210-734-9673; 877-734-9673; Fax: 210-737-0688. Email: info@geminiink.org. Offers lots of great classes.

Georgia Writers Association, English Department #2701, Kennesaw State University, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw GA 30144; 770-420-4736.

Gulf Coast Writers Association, Fort Myers FL.

Heart of American Christian Writers' Network, Mark Littleton, Kansas City MO; 816-459-8016. Email: hacwn@earthlink.net. Meets the first Thursday of every month.

Houston Writers League, P O Box 550726, Houston TX 77255-0726. Email: information@houstonwritersleague.org.

Horror Writers Association, 244 Fifth Avenue #2767, New York NY 10001. Email: admin@horror.org.

Idaho Writers League, CDA, P O Box 1113, Hayden ID 83835. Email: cda@idahowritersleague.com.

International Association of Aspiring Authors, Jess Kennedy Williams, Executive Director; 727-433-5377. Email: jess@associationofaspiringauthors.com.

International Association of Crime Writers, P O Box 8674, New York NY 10116; 212-243-8966. Email: mfrisque@igc.org.

International Women's Writing Guild, Hannelore Hahu, P O Box 810, Gracie Station, New York NY 10028; 212-737-7536. Email: iwwg@iwwg.org.

Jackson Hole Writers Association, University of Wyoming, P O Box 3972, Laramie WY 82071; 877-733-3618, ext.1. Email: kguille@uwyo.edu.

LA Writers Group, Los Angeles CA.

League of Utah Writers, 9908 S Campaign Drive, South Jordan UT 84095; 801-302-1012. Email: dinaschmitt@comcast.net.

Ligonier Valley Writers, P O Box B, Ligonier PA 15658; 724-537-3341. Email: sarshi@wpa.net.

Long Island Writers' Guild, P O Box 2026, Garden City NY 11531. Meets several times a month.

Maryland Writers Association, Jen Deitz, P O Box 142, Annapolis MD 21404; 410-257-4402. Email: jennield@isp01.net.

Midwest Writers, Jama Bigger, Department of Journalism, Ball State University, Muncie IN 47306; 765-282-1055. Email: info@midwestwriters.org.

Mystery Writers of America, 17 East 47th Street, 6th Floor, New York NY 10017; 212-888-8171; Fax: 212-888-8107. Email: mwa@mysterywriters.org.

National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, Janice Campbell, Director, P O Box 549, Ashland VA 23005; 804-767-5961. Email: janice@naiwe.com. Membership in this professional association with a business-building differences provides many benefits, including individual member websites linked to a searchable database. NAIWE also sponsors the annual Words Matter Week during the first full week in March.

National Association of Science Writers, P O Box 890, Hedgesville WV 25427; 304-754-5077. Email: diane@nasw.org. 2,000 members.

National Association of Women Writers, P O Box 183812, Arlington TX 76096; 866-821-5829. Email: naww@onebox.com. Offers an annual conference, weekly emails, quarterly publication, member directory, online critique group, and much more.

National Conference of Editorial Writers, 3899 N Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17110; 717-703-3015. Email: ncew@pa.news.org.

National League of American Pen Women, 1300 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20036; 202-785-1997. Email: mewriter@mindspring.com.

National Writers Association, Sandy Whelchel, Executive Director, 10940 S Park Road #508, Parker CO 80134; 303-841-0246; Fax: 303-841-2607. Email: authorship@nationalwriters.com or sandywriter@aol.com.

National Writers Union, 113 University Place, 6th Floor, New York NY 10003; 212-254-0279. Email: nwu@nwu.org.

New England Writers, P O Box 5, Windsor VT 05089; 802-674-2315. Email: newvtpoet@aol.com.

North Carolina Writers' Network, Virginia Freedman, Administrative Director, P O Box 954, Carrboro NC 27510; 919-251-9140. Email: mail@ncwriters.org. Founded in 1985, this is one of the largest statewide literary arts organization in the country. The mission is to connect, promote, and lead emerging writers and established writers through workshops, conferences, and other programs and services.

Northwest Writers. A website for book authors in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, and British Columbia.

Novelists Inc., P O Box 2037, Manhattan KS 66505. The international organization for multi-published novelists. Holds an annual conference in October.

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