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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

  • 6 days ago · 2:00 PM

    July MSP Critique Group

    9 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

  • 6 days ago · 12:00 PM

    Writing the Opposite Gender

    13 Speculative Fiction Writers | 4.50

    If you're a writer, sooner or later you'll have to write a character of the opposite gender. How do you avoid stereotypes? How do you know if your character is talking... Learn more

  • July 13 · 7:00 PM

    Women in Publishing Roundtable

    11 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Come hang out with women writers at different stages in the publishing process. What unique challenges do women face? What added challenges do women of color face? Or... Learn more

  • July 13 · 7:00 PM

    David Brin Keynote Address

    6 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    David Brin is giving a keynote address at a genome editing conference. Brin wrote The Postman and the Uplift books and has won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and Campbell... Learn more

  • June 25 · 12:30 PM

    Watch Wonder Woman

    6 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Venue change: Now showing at Saint Anthony Main Theater at 1:00 PM. Meet at 12:30p to ensure seats and tickets. Join us for a Sunday afternoon at Saint Anthony Main... Learn more

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  • Hilary Moon Murphy founded MinnSpec -- Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers

    on April 21


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