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gritLIT is Hamilton Literary Festival that promotes local and Canadian authors. This group meets to provide writers and poets a venue to write, network together, and critique their work in the Hamilton area. We welcome writers of all skill and experience levels in all genres. Bring your paper and pen or your laptop and meet this friendly group of local writers.

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Recent Meetups

  • February 11 · 7:00 PM

    Writer's Workshop

    21 Writers | 5.00

    Welcome back from the winter break!  It takes us writers a bit longer to recover from all the festivities, so our first meet-up back will be in February.  We will be... Learn more

  • Dec 10, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    The Albatross in the Room

    19 Writers | 4.00

    Join us for a guided discussion about dealing with writer's block, procrastination, and much more.  Share your tales of trials and triumphs regarding your writing... Learn more

  • Nov 10, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    Let's Gather to Guess the Gillers

    4 Writers | 5.00

    Join us on Giller Prize night to celebrate the shortlist. We will kick off the evening with a writing workshop and end it watching the Scotiabank Giller Prize! The entry... Learn more

  • Oct 27, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    gritLIT Hallowe'en Meetup. We're baa...ack!

    20 Writers | 4.50

    Something wicked this way comes….. The gritLIT Writers Group is finally back with a special, Hallowe'en-inspired Meet-up event.  Are you an aspiring Stephen King or Mary... Learn more

  • Oct 20, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    GritLIT Writers Group

    13 Writers | 4.00

    Come meet a dynamic group of writers, and have a great cup of coffee and a bite. Writers of all experience levels welcome. Bring a few copies of some work if you'd like... Learn more

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