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 · 7:00 PM

    Poetry Night @ taZa

    5 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
  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Short Fiction of Richmond

    2 Writers

    From Agile Writers: We're focused on writing short fiction for publication. Be prepared to identify the publication you're aiming at. We meet 1st and 3rd Thursdays.
  • May 18 · 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
  • May 14 · 6:00 PM

    The Writers Farmhouse

    3 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.
  • May 13 · 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
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