All Writers Welcome!

Share your words with a supportive community of writers. Our next open meeting is Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30 pm. We’ll meet at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St. (NE corner of 7th & 57th, downtown Kenosha.)

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 6-8 copies so that others may see as well as hear your work. Observers are always welcome!

Submissions Now Open

Submissions are now open for our Prose In-Depth Critique.

Submit up to 5000 words by midnight of Tuesday, September 6 to: mylespayne@comcast.net

Nothing to submit?  You can participate as a reader. Let Jim Payne (mylespayne@comcast.net) know by the deadline and he’ll email you all the submissions to read and critique.

Please see the Guidelines page on our website for submission details and critique format. (https://kenoshawritersguild.com/in-depth-critique/)

The Prose IDC will be held Wednesday,  September 14, at 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th Ave., (NE corner of 7th & 57th downtown Kenosha.)

An Evening of Poetry

The Guild thanks Public Craft Brewing Co. for hosting an evening of poetry featuring readings by Joe Engel, Kenosha Poet Laureate, and other member/participants of the KWG Poetry Workshops given by Marshall Smith.

Following the program there will be an OPEN MIC. 5 minutes per poet–come early to sign up, space is limited.

August Open Meeting

Wednesday, August 17, 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space

Share your words with a supportive community of writers. 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 6-8 copies so that others may see as well as hear your work. Observers are always welcome!

August In-Depth Critique

Submissions Now Open

for our poetry only in-depth critique, Wednesday, August 10, 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St. (NE corner of 7th & 57th, downtown Kenosha.)

Deadline to submit up to 5 poems (limit 5000 words total) is midnight of Wed., August 3. Email your submission in one document to 1111drc@gmail.com

Please read our Guidelines page for in-depth submission/critique format.

June Open Meeting

Share your words with a supportive community of writers.

Join us Wednesday, June 15 at 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St, corner of 7th & 57th, downtown Kenosha.

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, please bring 6-8 copies so others may see as well as hear your work. Observers are always welcome!

Poetry In-Depth Critique

Submit Now!

The in-depth poetry critique is Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space. Submit up to 5 poems (total limit 5000 words) in one document to: mylespayne@comcast.net by midnight Tuesday, May 31.

You do not have to submit in order to participate. To be a reader and offer your critique of work submitted, please send an email to the above address requesting submissions be sent to you.

Please read our submission guidelines for in-depth critiques before submitting.

May Open Meeting

We’re Back in Person!

Join us Wednesday, May 18 at 6:30 pm at Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th Street (corner of 7th & 57th in downtown Kenosha.)

Share your words with a supportive community of writers.

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 virtually. Observers are always welcome!

April Open Meeting

We’ll be meeting on Zoom for another month.

Share your words with a supportive community of writers. Join us on Zoom, Wednesday, April 20 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 virtually. Observers are always welcome!

Please check back a week prior to the meeting for the Zoom link.