• Delaware Resources for Writers

    Here you’ll find a collection of resources for writers in Delaware, from conferences to local critique groups to literary magazines. If you live in Delaware, these are some organizations you might want to check out:



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    Creative Writing Center of Delaware

    Located in Lewes, the Creative Writing Center offers classes, free Internet connection, and a library of journals and writers’ marketing books. Also offers workshops in other locations, including Millsboro and Bridgeville.

    Delaware Literary Connection

    A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the literary arts in Delaware. Its membership includes poets, novelists, short story writers, essayists, journalists, video producers and those who just enjoy writing and want exposure to it.

    Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild

    This guild was “founded on the belief that as writers we can–and should–use our skills and talents to help give voice to the many people who have important and necessary stories to tell that, for whatever reason, are not being told.” Classes, workshops, contests and more.

    The Broadkill Review

    The Broadkill Review is a bimonthly literary magazine published out of Lewis, Delaware.

    Delaware Poetry Review

    New poetry from the Mid-Atlantic region.


    Based in Newark, Delaware, Dreamstreets publishes high-quality prose: fiction, creative nonfiction, essays and literary criticism.

    Delmarva Quarterly

    Features the region’s best poems and short stories.

    The Written Remains

    A coalition of Delaware authors working together to advance their craft and careers. In addition to supporting one another as literary artists, it also supports the Delaware writing community as a whole through its blog and website, monthly Get Out and Write gatherings, sponsorship of two critique groups for fiction writers, and its developing reading series.

    SCBWI MD/DE/WV Regional Chapter

    This chapter is run by volunteers who sponsor events for writers, illustrators and those who share an interest in children’s and young adult literature.

    Writing is a Shore Thing

    A daily online newspaper with information of interest to writers in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia.

    Delaware Writers Studio

    Offers a monthly workshop/presentation in Wilmington, usually devoted to craft but also covering topics such as how to submit your work and the pros/cons of self-publishing.


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