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.

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Recent Meetups

  • June 18 · 6:30 PM

    Writing Workshop

    10 Writers | 4.00

    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
  • June 2 · 6:30 PM

    An Evening to Write

    11 Writers

    Our new meeting place is the Maine Irish Heritage Center. The MIHC is the old St. Dominic's Catholic Church.  Danforth St. is the first street on the right after the... Learn more
  • May 21 · 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
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  • Timothy Gillis founded Portland Writers Group

    on September 16

 
Founded Sep 16, 2012

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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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