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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  • 3 days ago · 7:00 PM

    East St Paul (ESP) Speculative Fiction Writers Meetup

    16 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    As we head into Spring (at long last!), our April topic of discussion will be Making Mysteries. Eric Binfet will lead the discussion which will be limited to 45 minutes... Learn more
  • April 2 · 10:00 AM

    Minicon 50

    1000 Speculative Fiction Writers | 3.50

    http://mnstf.org/minicon50/ http://mnstf.org/minicon50/documents/m50programming_schedule.pdf Minicon is a volunteer run, general science fiction convention held every... Learn more
  • March 29 · 2:00 PM

    March MSP Crit Group

    7 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
  • March 29 · 12:00 PM

    Living with a Writer (or Artist/Musician/Actor...)

    12 Speculative Fiction Writers

    For March we have gathered a group of panelists who are the spouses/partners/significant others of writers/artists/musicians/actors,etc... The panelists will discuss the... Learn more
  • March 29 · 10:00 AM

    World/Future Building

    10 Speculative Fiction Writers | 5.00

    Meet in second floor snacking etc. area, 10 AM-noon. Please buy something from Lunds or Caribou.Important note: Carol Caputo has taken over as Ultimate Supreme Leader.
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    on April 21


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