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.

Please note that JRW does not endorse any product or service on our Meetup page. These listings are provided for informational purposes only to support the literary community as a whole.


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

Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 9:15 AM

    Virginia Screenwriters and VSF Actor's Forum

    2 Writers

    Virginia Screenwriters and  VSF Actor's Forum meets from  9:15 a.m.  to 12:30 .p.m. on the 4th Saturday morning of each month, except for December,  at CenterStage, 600... Learn more
  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Poetry Night @ taZa

    8 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
  • 5 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Lynn Rainville's Hidden Histories at Chop Suey Books

    2 Writers

    Professor Lynn Rainville will read from her book entitled Hidden Histories at Chop Suey Books. From her multifaceted perspective as archaeologist, anthropologist,... Learn more
  • 6 days ago · 6:00 PM

    The Writing Show

    4 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
  • March 23 · 6:30 PM

    Small Group Poetry Critique

    3 Writers

    2nd and 4th Monday nights. Bring your latest poetic work-in-progress and 5-8 copies to pass around the table; get constructive feedback from friends and colleagues. Open... Learn more
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