Writer's Groups and
Author Associations: O - R

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

Omaha Night Writers - They meet the first Saturday of most months. We talk about lots of things regarding writing, publishing, books, media, speaking, and whatever else is relevant to writers at the time.

Outdoor Writers Association of America, 615 Oak Street #201, Missoula MT 59801; 406-728-7434. Email: info@owaa.org.

Ozark Creative Writers, Marcia Camp, 75 Robinwood Drive, Little Rock AR 72227; 501-225-8619. Email: ocwinc@earthlink.net.

Pacific Northwest Writers Association, P O Box 2016, Edmonds WA 98020; 425-673-2665. Email: pnwa@pnwa.org.

Palm Springs Writers Guild, P O Box 947, Rancho Mirage CA 92270; 760-770-4708. Email: pswgmembers@hotmail.com. Meets the first Saturday of every month (except hot summer).

Pen American Center, 568 Broadway, New York NY 10012; 212-334-1660. Email: pen@pen.org.


Plateau Area Writers Association, P O Box 1974, Buckley WA 98321. Email: info@plateauareawriters.org or pawainfo@comcast.net. An association for accomplished and aspiring writers in the southeast King and northeast Pierce counties of Washington.

Philadelphia Writers, 535 Fairview Road, Medford NJ 08055; 215-497-9445. Email: info@pwcwriters.org.

Poetry Society of America, 15 Gramercy Park, New York NY 10003; 212-254-9628.

Poets & Writers, 72 Spring Street, New York NY 10012; 212-226-3586. National association of poets.

Police Writers, Raymond Foster, PMB 122, 1034 W Arrow Highway #D, San Dimas CA 91773; 909-599-7530. Email: raymond@hitechcj.com. Features all state and local police officers who have written books. It lists more than 210 police officers who have written more than 565 books!

Professional Writers Association of Canada - Features 600 Canadian freelance writers, journalists, and book authors.

Religion Newswriters Association, P O Box 2037, Westerville OH 43086-2037; 614-891-9001.

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, P O Box 260244, Denver CO 80226; 303-331-2608. Email: conference@rmfw.org.

Romance Writers Association, 16000 Stuebner Airline Road #140, Spring TX 77379; 281-440-6885; Fax: 281-440-7510. Email: info@rwanational.com. The national association of romance writers publishes a monthly magazine, sponsors 160 local chapters, holds an annual national conference, and more. Also sponsors the RITA awards and the RWA Hall of Fame.

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