• 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’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 Kansas writing organizations you might want to check out:

     

    WriteByNight

    For more than a decade, WriteByNight has helped writers in Kansas 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 beta read, critique, or writing workshop.

    Editing/Proofreading: If you’ve written a book and want someone to polish it for you.

    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.”

     

     

    Brave Voice

    Through Brave Voice, Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and rhythm and blues singer-songwriter Kelley Hunt offer collaborative singing and writing workshops, retreats, consultations and performances.

     

    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.

     

    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 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.

     

    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.

     

    Kansas Writers Association

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

     

    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.

     

    Mid-America Romance Authors

    A Kansas City-area chapter of the Romance Writers of America, MARA meets the fourth Saturday of every month at the Prairie Village Police Department, and also hosts writers remotely via Zoom.

     

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




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