Minnesota Writers of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism, Horror -- If you're exploring the worlds beyond mainstream literature, MinnSpec welcomes you.     


Come to network, hear readings from works in progress, swap story critiques, and talk shop.  Our members range from those just starting out to established authors with multiple book contracts.


Want to know more? Check our About Page, or read one of our group's anthologies!

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Recent Meetups

  • 3 days ago · 2:00 PM

    March MSP Crit Group

    7 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Please see the discussion board for the thread pertaining to this meetup. Instructions on how to upload submissions and download the material for critique can be found... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 12:00 PM

    Living with a Writer (or Artist/Musician/Actor...)

    12 Speculative Fiction Writers

    For March we have gathered a group of panelists who are the spouses/partners/significant others of writers/artists/musicians/actors,etc... The panelists will discuss the... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 10:00 AM

    World/Future Building

    10 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Meet in second floor snacking etc. area, 10 AM-noon. Please buy something from Lunds or Caribou.Important note: Carol Caputo has taken over as Ultimate Supreme Leader.
  • March 25 · 6:30 PM

    Speculations Reading by Heidi Skarie

    4 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Long-time MinnSpec member HEIDI SKARIE will be reading as part of the Speculations Reading Series, Wednesday, March 25, at DreamHaven Books. The SPECULATIONS READINGS... Learn more
  • March 15 · 2:00 PM

    Tyler Tork's book release party

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Tyler's having a party to celebrate the release of his first novel, Doctor Dead. All are welcome.Crossposted, so please only RSVP once!
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