• 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 writing groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes 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:



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    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.


    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.


    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 groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes near you, or a Connecticut literary journal we should be aware of? Let us know here