• Kentucky Resources for Writers

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



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    Kentucky Author Forum

    The University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum is a nonprofit, nationally-recognized literary event. It is dedicated to showcasing renowned authors and interviewers in the Louisville community.

    Kentucky State Poetry Society

    Founded in 1966 by a group of Kentuckians with a love for poetry, among them Jesse Stuart, Kentucky Poet Laureate, who continued to support KSPS until his death in 1984.


    Louisville Romance Writers

    Educating members about the craft of writing and the business of publishing.

    Owensboro Writers Group

    A group of writers from Owensboro, Kentucky and the surrounding area who share writing, brainstorm writing ideas, give and receive constructive critiques, and encourage each other.

    Kentucky Literary Newsletter

    News from the literary arts capital of mid-America.

    Southern Kentucky Book Fest

    Its mission is to encourage reading and the love of books and to be a positive force in promoting literacy in the region and state.

    Poezia Writing Groups

    Poetry and prose writing workshop groups in Lexington, Kentucky.


    Help us add to this list, Kentuckians! Do you know of a local writing group or a lit journal we should be aware of? Let us know here

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