• Wyoming Resources for Writers

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



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    Equality State Book Festival

    Celebrates books, authors and the written word in Wyoming with two days of festivities in Casper. Readings, panels, book signings and more.


    High Plains Press

    Publishes about four books a year, with a focus on the history of Wyoming and the American West.


    High Plains Register

    An annual, student-produced publication of Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. It features writers and artists from the college and the surrounding community.


    Jackson Hole Writers Conference

    An annual conference in the scenic Grand Tetons. Offers critiques, workshops, the chance to meet agents and editors, and much more.


    Jentel Artist Residency

    Offers dedicated individuals a supportive environment in which to further their creative development. Artists and writers experience unfettered time to allow for thoughtful reflection and meditation on the creative process.


    Owen Wister Review

    The University of Wyoming’s student journal, it publishes new fiction, poetry, nonfiction and artwork.


    Ucross Foundation

    A scenic and quiet retreat offering focused writing time and community with other writers and artists.


    Wyoming Writers, Inc.

    A member organization offering regular meetings and workshops, as well as an annual conference in Laramie.



    Events, contests, meetings and a membership program.


    Help us add to this list, Wyomingites! 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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