• Kansas Resources for Writers

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



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    KS Writers, Inc.

    KS Writers, Inc. offers a home to writers wherever they are in their writing life. At meetings, they offer support and educational information about the writing craft and publishing, whether mainstream or online.

    Kansas Writers Association

    Informs, supports, encourages and promotes writers in Kansas and beyond.

    Kansas Authors Club

    Since 1904, the Club has offered writers the opportunity to share experiences and problems unique to their profession, not only to novices but also to authors of national reputation.

    Kansas Poets

    A resource for writers, readers and students of Kansas poetry.

    The Kansas Creative

    A webzine dedicated to celebrating, promoting and inspiring creativity within the state of Kansas.

    Flint Hills Review

    Flint Hills Review is an annual publication with a national circulation. They publish work with a particular interest in region, including regions of place, regions of ethnicity, regions of gender, and regions of memory.

    Brave Voice

    Through Brave Voice, Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and rhythm and blues singer-songwriter Kelley Hunt offer collaborative writing and singing workshops, retreats, consultations and performances, all rooted in the premise that finding, developing and sharing our voices–on the page or out loud–also brings greater vision to our lives and communities.

    Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction

    At the University of Kansas, a medium for data about science fiction, informed commentary, and news about science fiction in general.

    Kansas Press Association

    The newspapers of Kansas unite in the Kansas Press Association to preserve and expand a free flow of information to the public; to seek excellence in the practice of the profession of journalism; to serve as a forum for the exchange and presentation of technical and business information; to encourage a flow of career opportunities in all phases of the profession and industry; and to create a community dedicated to the proposition that strong, unfettered newspapers are the cornerstones of a democratic society.

    Wichita Area Romance Authors

    A group of authors who are serious about writing for publication. WARA was established to help writers realize their dream of being published and to provide support for writers of romantic fiction.


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