• Nevada Resources for Writers

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



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    Black Mountain Institute

    An international literary center dedicated to promoting discourse on today’s most pressing issues. It provides an environment where creative writers and scholars can fight against entrenched perspectives, whatever their political or cultural source.


    Brushfire Journal

    Brushfire is Nevada’s oldest literary and arts journal, based at the University of Nevada, Reno.


    Community of Writers Workshop

    Every summer for more than 50 years, the Community of Writers has brought poets, prose writers, and screenwriters together in Olympic Valley for weeks of writing workshops, individual conferences, lectures, panels, readings and discussions of the craft and the business of writing.


    Interim Magazine

    Interim is a biannual creative writing publication that features poetry, translation, belles lettres, short fiction and book reviews.


    The Meadow

    A litmag accepting fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and black-and-white comics. Published out of Reno’s Truckee Meadows Community College.


    Red Rock Review

    A nonprofit biannual journal dedicated to publishing quality writing. Red Rock Review invites submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry from both established and emerging writers.


    Sierra Nevada Review

    An annual literary magazine published in May featuring poetry and short fiction.


    Southern Nevada Writing Project

    Committed to designing and delivering the highest quality professional experiences in an effort to improve and transform the teaching of writing.


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