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Join Us Wednesday, October 20

Share your words (up to 4 double-spaced pages, prose or poetry, any genre) in a supportive community of writers. If possible, bring 6-8 paper copies so that we may see as well as hear your words. Not ready to share? Haven’t written anything yet? No problem. Come to hear the work of others or come simply to observe.

We’ll meet at 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St. (NE corner of 7th & 57th in downtown Kenosha.) Our meetings are free and open to the public.

Submit Now!

Submissions are now open for our October 13 Poetry In-Depth Critique. Submission deadline is midnight of Tuesday, October 5. Submit up to 5 poems, total word limit 5000. Please use Times New Roman 12 point font and submit all poems in one document to mylespayne@comcast.net

Please see our Guidelines page before submitting.

The IDC will be held Wednesday, October 13 at 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St. (NE corner of 7th & 57th) in downtown Kenosha.

Open Meeting on Zoom

No matter where you live you can participate in our open meeting Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm CDT.

Share your work–any form, any genre, up to 4 double spaced pages–and/or comment on the work of others or just tune in to observe.

All writers and aspiring writers are welcome!

If you want to share work, please leave the document open on your device.

To join us, click on this link at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 22: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86436111936?pwd=bWQ5djM2SVlnMzRzTHp5VTdpODNlUT09#success

September Open Meeting

Bring Your Own Words

Share your work with a supportive community of writers. Join us for our monthly open meeting at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th Street (NE corner of 7th & 57th, downtown Kenosha) on Wednesday, September 15 at 6:30 pm.

Feel free to share a short piece (no more than 4 double spaced pages) with the group, listen to and comment on the work of others, or just come hang out with us. If possible, bring 6 to 8 paper copies so that we may see as well as hear your words. Observers are always welcome!

September Prose IDC

Submissions now open for our September Prose In-depth Critique. Submit up to 5000 words of prose–fiction or non-fiction, any genre–to: mylespayne@comcast.net by midnight of September 1.

Please read our Guidelines page for In-Depth Critiques before submitting.

August Open Meeting

Join Us Wednesday, August 18

We welcome all writers and all those interested in writing to our open meetings, held at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of every month, at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th Street (NE corner of 7th & 57th in downtown Kenosha.)

Share a short piece (no longer than 4 double-spaced pages), comment on the work of others, or just come to observe and take in the creative atmosphere of the Space. It’s helpful–but not necessary– to bring along 4+ paper copies of your work so that we may see as well as hear your words.

August Poetry Critique

Kenosha Creative Space

Submit Now!

Submissions are now open for our August 11 Poetry In-Depth Critique. Submission deadline is Tuesday, August 3. Submit up to 5 poems, word limit 5000. Please use Times New Roman 12 point font and submit all poems in one document to mylespayne@comcast.net

Please see our Guidlines page (for in-depth critiques) before submitting.

The IDC will be held Wednesday, August 11 at 6:30 pm, at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St. (NE corner of 7th & 57th) in downtown Kenosha.

July Open Meeting

Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St.

Join Us Wednesday July 21

We’ll be meeting at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St., (NE corner of 7th & 57th, downtown Kenosha) at 6:30 pm. You are welcome to share a short piece–no more than 4 double spaced pages) with the group. If possible, please bring copies so that others may see as well as hear your words. Attendance varies but on average we expect 6-8 writers. You don’t have to share your work until you feel comfortable doing so. You are always welcome to listen and comment on the work of others or just observe. You will find KWG a friendly, inclusive group offering support and a sense of community for all writers and all those interested in becoming writers. Come check us out!

In-Person Meetings Back!

Kenosha Creative Space

July Meetings at Kenosha Creative Space

624 57th Ave., downtown Kenosha at the NE corner of 7th & 57th

Wednesday, July 7: Prose in-depth critique. Must submit work by July 1 to mylespayne@comcast.net Please read our Guidelines page prior to submitting.

Wednesday, July 14, 6:30 pm: Open Meeting. Share a short piece with the group (no more than 4 double-spaced pages) or come to observe and comment on the work of others.

The Kenosha Writers Guild is a free group, open to anyone with an interest in writing. United by our love of the written word, we welcome writers of all skill levels and genres.