• Idaho Resources for Writers

    Here you’ll find a collection of resources for writers in Idaho, 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 Idaho writing organizations you might want to check out:



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    Blue Sage Writers of Idaho

    A writing group in southeastern Idaho that meets once a month to critique works-in-progress and share industry news.


    The Cabin

    The Cabin offers programs year-round, including youth and adult education, a Readings and Conversations series that brings the world to Boise one author at a time, and publication opportunities for all ages.


    Idaho Commission on the Arts

    A state organization that offers grants and awards to writers and elects annual writers-in-residence.


    Idaho Writers Guild

    A community-based literary arts organization that promotes education and literacy by hosting public programs and projects, including author readings, writing workshops on a broad spectrum of topics, writing contests, and conferences of interest to writers and readers of all genres.


    Lost Horse Press

    A nonprofit, independent press that publishes poetry titles of high literary merit and makes available fine contemporary literature through cultural, educational and publishing programs and activities.


    Spokane Authors and Self-Publishers

    Membership is open to anyone, published or unpublished, who is interested in self-publishing, including those from nearby Idaho.


    Help us add to this list, Idahoans! Do you know of writing groups near you, writing workshops near you, creative writing classes near you, or an Idaho literary journal we should be aware of? Let us know here