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

  • July 24 · 4:00 PM

    Diversicon 23: Space is the Place

    9 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Ytasha Womack, GOH.Rob Callahan, Special Guest.Check here for more information - http://www.diversicon.org/
  • July 23 · 7:00 PM

    Maker Culture/Consumer Culture

    6 Speculative Fiction Writers

    In the context of self-publishing, this free Walker panel discussion about artists and entrepreneurs might be interesting
  • July 19 · 3:00 PM

    White Hart meetup

    4 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Take some time to discuss SF or anything else over a beer or lemonade at the Chatterbox. Note that I'm changing the date of this meet up due to conflict with MinnSpec... Learn more
  • July 14 · 7:00 PM

    East St Paul (ESP) Speculative Fiction Writers Meetup

    11 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Our July Meetup will be on Tuesday the 14th. The topic for discussion will be "The Villain as a Force of Nature". Everyone is encouraged to bring a short blurb about... Learn more
  • July 12 · 2:00 PM

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

    on April 21


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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.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

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