• 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 live in Utah, these are some organizations you might want to check out.



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    Utah Humanities Book Festival

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

    Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series

    Events throughout the year include readings, signings and workshops.

    Quarterly West

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

    Utah State Poetry Society

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

    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.

    Crazy Brave River Writing Journey

    An annual writing adventure for women, rafting along the Colorado River.

    Writers at Work

    An independent writer’s organization, promoting and supporting its creative writing community. Writers hone their skills and meet to discuss their work with fellow writers, agents, editors and publishers.

    Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference

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

    Sugar House Review

    A popular poetry journal out of Cedar City, Utah.

    Red Rock Writers

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

    Write Here in Ephraim

    An annual two-day conference in Central Utah offering guest speakers, meet-and-greets with published authors, workshops, break-out sessions and writing boot camps.


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