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

  • April 26 · 12:00 PM

    Kate Bitter's Book Release Party

    16 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Kate just finished her second [dystopian] novel. Let's celebrate! -Open house style; come and go as you please. -Author readings and live music -If you order something,... Learn more
  • April 22 · 6:30 PM

    Eleanor Arnason Reading at DreamHaven Books

    8 Speculative Fiction Writers | 4.50

    Eleanor Arnason does Speculations Reading and reception at DreamHaven, Wednesday, April 22 The SPECULATIONS READINGS SERIES continues monthly, mostly on Wednesdays, at... Learn more
  • April 19 · 2:00 PM

    April Crit Group

    7 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
  • April 19 · 12:00 PM

    Fantasy and Science Fiction Critters Workshop

    17 Speculative Fiction Writers

    Dragons, tauntauns, Rodents of Unusual Size... Meet to discuss all the wild and wriggly creatures in spec fic writing. Bring issues you've had with animals in your own... Learn more
  • April 19 · 11:00 AM

    World/Future Building

    6 Speculative Fiction Writers

    We will be meeting in the loft area to the left when facing the elevator doors upstairs. Several people have said they would like a more utilitarian approach in this... Learn more
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  • Hilary Moon Murphy founded MinnSpec -- Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers

    on April 21


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