Critique Groups for writers wanting feedback
See the list of the Nittany Valley Writers Network critique groups.
Claw: (Creating Literature At Websters) Interested writers should contact Jen Rauch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLAW critiques fiction only. We do not workshop screenplays, poetry,
memoirs, historical, or religious fiction. Our writing tends toward the
edgy, and our genres include science fiction, fantasy,mainstream,
mystery, experimental, and humor (both dark and light) for all age
groups. Anyone uncomfortable with having their boundaries challenged
should not apply.
W4K (Writers for Kids): This group covers fiction and non-fiction for children up through young adults, but is not currently seeking new members. Contact Virginia Loewen, 814-237-0947, email@example.com.
The Christian Writers Round Table of Central Pennsylvania: Meets on the third or fourth Thursday of each month, to suit members' convenience. Members write from a Christian worldview,but works range widely, including fiction and non-fiction books, short stories,articles, devotionals, poetry, and children's literature. Membership is by invitation and is currently at its chartered limit. Inquiries: email firstname.lastname@example.org phone Laurel at 814-237-3010.
OLLI Writers Group: Writers of all genres are welcome to join this group,which is an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State Special Interest Group. Contact Rita for more information and meeting times/dates: email@example.com.
Memoir and Non-Fiction Writing Group: They meet the first Thursday of the month at 1 pm. Interested writers should contact Barb Foley at WritersCreate@outlook.com.
Monday Workshops is a critique group for fiction and poetry that meets biweekly at 7:00 pm. For more information, contact Nora Ciancio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PennCraft specializes in writing for young adults, middle grade, and children. Meets on Thursdays, with alternating morning and evening meetings. For more information, contact Megan Gregor, email@example.com, 814-237-3150.
Poetry Critique Group: For more information, contact Sarah Russell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-369-7071.
Anyone can start a critique group! If you are interested in starting one, drop Karen an e-mail: KLD25@psu.edu