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

  • 4 days ago · 3:30 PM

    Donuts and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, a CONvergence event

    2 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Abra SW will be performing an excerpt from A Circus of Brass and Bone, a post-apocalyptic steampunk novel, followed by a brief discussion of the writing process. Friday,... Learn more
  • 5 days ago · 11:00 AM

    CONvergence 2015 DoublePlus Good

    18 Speculative Fiction Writers

    The annual extravaganza - check here for guest, registration and other info - http://www.convergence-con.org/
  • June 26 · 5:00 PM

    4th Street Fantasy Convention

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers | 4.00

    Single track fantasy and science fiction convention - there are events prior to the 26th. Check http://www.4thstreetfantasy.com/2015/ for scheduling and registration.
  • June 17 · 6:30 PM

    Dreamhaven reading - Tyler Tork

    6 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Tyler will read something short and funny, and a bit from a longer piece. The audience may vote. He will also answer any questions, though the answers aren't guaranteed... Learn more
  • June 14 · 2:00 PM

    June MSP Crit Group

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers

    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
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