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

  • 2 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Poetry & Jazz at C'est Le Vin

    5 Writers | 5.00

    Now on the 1st Thursday of the month! Local wordsmiths take the mic to give you a "taste" of what they do as  poets, plus live jazz by Randy Burton and co. All set off... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    The Writers Farmhouse

    2 Writers

    Every Thursday evening, join other writers at the Urban Farmhouse in Midlothian. You can write, get feedback and encouragement, then set a weekly writing goal.
  • June 27 · 3:00 PM

    Book Celebration and Wine Tasting

    2 Writers

    Join author Mary Chris Escobar in celebrating the paperback release of her novel Neverending Beginnings and the recent awards won by her second novel, How to be Alive. ... Learn more
  • June 27 · 10:00 AM

    5th Annual Arts & Culture Xpo

    8 Writers

    CultureWorks presents an all day event spotlighting our region’s non-profit arts and culture community. While at the Xpo, guests will have an opportunity to vote for... Learn more
  • June 26 · 7:00 PM

    Martin Clark Returns with The Jezebel Remedy

    2 Writers

    Sponsored by Fountain Bookstore: "From 6 to 8p.m. we are turning Kai into Jezebel Remedy Central. There will be theme drinks at the bar as well as your usual favorites.... Learn more
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