• Connecticut Resources for Writers

    Here you’ll find a collection of resources for writers in Connecticut, from conferences to local critique groups to literary magazines. If you’re looking for a writing group near you, a writing workshop near you, or simply a place to hang out with writers or submit your work, these are some Connecticut writing organizations you might want to check out:

     

    WriteByNight

    For more than a decade, WriteByNight has helped writers in Connecticut and beyond achieve their literary goals. And we want you to be next! Claim your free consultation to learn about WBN’s customizable one-on-one writers’ services, including:

    Book CoachingIf you’re writing a book and want some help along the way.

    Manuscript Critique: If you’ve written a book and want a critique, edit, and/or proofread.

    Publication Assistance: If you’ve written a book and want help finding an agent or publisher.

    Not ready to chat? That’s cool. Until you are, why not sign up for our weekly message full of education and inspiration for writers and aspiring writers. You’ll also receive a free diagnostic tool, “Common problems and SOLUTIONS for the struggling writer.”

     

     

    Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association

    Its goal is to help authors (and aspiring authors) improve their writing and marketing skills and increase the visibility and sales of their books, columns and articles by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

     

    Elephant Rock Books

    Publishes handsome books, quality fiction and nonfiction.

     

    The Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

    Online writing courses and East Coast retreats offering nurturing instruction and supportive community to writers.

     

    Institute for Writers

    Learn how to write both fiction and nonfiction in the Breaking into Print writing course. The group’s instructors are professional writers and editors who develop teaching plans for writers’ individual needs and goals.

     

    Mark Twain House

    The Mark Twain House and Museum offers writing workshops, courses, and other events year-round.

     

    Wesleyan Writers Conference

    This conference welcomes new writers, established writers and anyone interested in the writer’s craft. The program includes seminars, writing workshops, readings, panel discussions and manuscript consultations.

     

    Westport Writers’ Workshop

    Offers enriching, supportive creative writing workshops designed to nurture your creativity, inspire your imagination, and develop your writing skills.

     

    Yale Writers’ Conference

    A ten-day program of writing workshops, masterclasses, individual conferences and readings.

     

    Help us add to this list, Connecticuters! Do you know of writing group near you, a writing workshop near you, or a Connecticut literary journal we should be aware of? Let us know here




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