Our purpose: to encourage writing and build community in a safe and friendly environment.

Each month, we host three writing sessions and a social gathering connected to a greater Portland arts event.

Join us for a writing workshop or a "Get Lit" evening out!

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Recent Meetups

  • 6 days ago · 6:30 PM

    Writing Workshop

    14 Writers | 4.50

    Would you like to submit your writing to be reviewed by some of your peers? Here’s how: format your work with a minimum 1.5 line spacing and a minimum 11 point font to... Learn more
  • May 13 · 6:30 PM

    Write Club

    21 Writers | 5.00

    This is how Write Club works: 1. PROMPT • Once WRITE CLUB is underway, the host will provide attendees with a prompt. Attendees may use the prompt as inspiration or... Learn more
  • May 12 · 5:00 PM

    Writers Night Out with Yaji

    12 Writers

    The Yaji arts series in May takes on the issue of language and identity. Three extraordinary artists will reveal their stories at the Institute of Contemporary Art at... Learn more
  • May 5 · 6:30 PM

    An Evening to Write

    10 Writers

    Writing can be lonely; for most it is a solitary art. An Evening to Write is an opportunity for you to interact with other writers, to be inspired and to make new... Learn more
  • April 16 · 7:00 PM

    Writers Night Out with poet Tony Hoagland

    9 Writers | 4.00

    Maine Poetry Central and the Portland Poet Laureate Program are pleased to offer Portland Writers Group members discounted tickets to the launch of the new Words Matter... Learn more
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