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

  • February 22 · 2:00 PM

    February Crit Group

    12 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
  • February 22 · 12:00 PM

    Koffee Klatch With Caroline Stevermer

    25 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Koffee Klatch and Question and Answer Session with Author Caroline Stevermer. Caroline Stevermer is a writer of young adult fantasy novels and shorter works. She is best... Learn more
  • February 22 · 11:00 AM

    Building Worlds and Futures Which Don't Fall Apart

    16 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Arrive at 10 AM in the snacking etc. area on the second floor if you want to start discussing earlier. Have a setting you're working out?  Want to create a plausible... Learn more
  • February 17 · 6:00 PM

    GPS Open Forum

    3 Speculative Fiction Writers

    The Open Forum is a quarterly meeting open to all members, clubs, partner members, geek groups, geeks. Everybody! This is an opportunity we take in person to let our... Learn more
  • February 14 · 6:00 PM

    GPS Movie Night

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers

    There's a free movie coming up in February, and MinnSpec is invited. Original Meetup the organizer will communicate through is HERE. We can't publicize the title, so... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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