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Welcome to the Central New York Creative Writers Cafe!
The Central New York Creative Writers Cafe is a workshop for writers of varying experiences, genres, and forms (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, script writing, play writing, etc.). Please note that we are not a creative writing class. Members are expected to be writers with at least a small degree of knowledge about the writing process.
We meet every Thursday night in Camillus from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. We have a constructive, serious atmosphere in which writers meet and share writing, ideas, criticism, discussion, and company. While we may be serious about our our writing, the group is nevertheless warm, friendly, and welcoming. When you submit work, it will be carefully reviewed and critiqued in a nonjudgmental and helpful manner. On top of this, we offer a great social experience. You're bound to enjoy the meetings!
Please click on the "Pages" tab for more information about how we operate. Please note that a basic understanding of English grammar and syntax as well as a bit of experience with writing is helpful for membership in the group. You certainly don't need to be published, but you should feel comfortable enough with your writing that you're willing to share it with others. Please be aware that regular or semi-regular attendance is necessary for membership. Thank you for your interest!
Emily Glossner Johnson, Organizer
Michael Canavan, Assistant Organizer
August Cornell, Assistant Organizer
Joanne Moore, Assistant Organizer
Karen Winters Schwartz, Assistant Organizer
Shawne Steiger, Assistant Organizer