• Utah Resources for Writers

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



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    Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series

    Events throughout the year include readings, signings and workshops.


    League of Utah Writers

    Members are writers and poets with various interests at all levels of skill and professionalism, meeting in local chapters around the state to write, read and discuss their work.


    Quarterly West

    A prominent literary magazine offering poetry, fiction, nonfiction and new media.


    Redrock Writers Guild

    An organization that hosts an annual writing seminar, poetry contests, writing workshops, and more.


    Sugar House Review

    A popular poetry journal out of Cedar City.


    Utah Humanities Book Festival

    A month-long festival featuring literary events throughout the state.


    Utah State Poetry Society

    Offers many readings, discussions and writing workshops in all parts of the state.


    Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference

    An annual conference offering morning and afternoon writing workshops, seminars and discussions.


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