• Montana Resources for Writers

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



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    Authors of the Flathead

    The Authors of the Flathead is a writing group for writers from all around northwest Montana, ranging from novelists to nonfiction writers, screen to short story writers, and poets to journalists.


    CutBank Magazine

    Founded in 1973, Cutbank publishes two print issues a year of poetry, fiction and literary nonfiction by established writers and new voices.


    Missoula Writing Collaborative

    The Missoula Writing Collaborative teaches literary competence, critical thinking, cultural awareness and artistic joy through creative writing. Offers writing workshops, readings, and more.


    Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering

    A 4-day cultural festival dedicated to celebrating and preserving the history, heritage and values of the cowboy lifestyle through cowboy poetry and western music lyrics.


    Whitefish Review

    A new literary journal based in Whitefish that publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography and interviews, with a slant toward mountain culture.


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