James River Writers is a non-profit organization that builds community by connecting and inspiring writers and readers in central Virginia. Whether you’re a writer or an avid reader, we invite you to learn about JRW, participate in our programs and become a member today.

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James River Writers: Watershed events in writing, reading and community

Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    Poetry Night @ taZa

    4 Writers

    Join River City Poets for a night of inspiring word at this fast-growing Westover Hills coffee shop! With an open mic that is quickly becoming known for nurturing new... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Agile Writers Open Meeting

    2 Writers

    Wednesday nights, 7-9PM: Write your first draft novel in 6 months. Free and open to the public. For more details see http://AgileWriters.com. At Martin's Food Market,... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 6:00 PM

    The Writing Show

    2 Writers

    February: Plotting a Hero's Journey: Fiction, Myth and Scripts. The Writing Show moves to its new location at The Firehouse Theater bringing Richmond new opportunities... Learn more
  • 5 days ago · 6:30 PM

    River City Poetry Workshop

    2 Writers

    Every 3rd Monday of the month. Topics range from form to prompt, performance to publication. These workshops are always completely FREE and open to all levels of writing... Learn more
  • April 18 · 2:00 PM

    Murder at the Bookstore?

    2 Writers

    Some of Central Virginia's fabulous mystery writers will appear at Book People on April 18, 2015, from 2 until 4 PM. Maggie King debuts with Murder at the Book Group.... Learn more
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