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IMPORTANT:  THE 6/4 BWG TOWN HALL MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF AIR CONDITIONING AT THE LIBRARY.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.  THE MEETING WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A LATER TIME. 

 

Welcome! 

The mission of the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland, Inc. is to provide avenues of support and networking to Maryland's African-American diverse writers.

Major programs and activities:

 

  • Workshops that educate writers on the aspects of writing and publishing.
  • Showcases to provide forums for writers to find their voice through public presentations of their work.
  • Mentoring to youth and adults who have an interest in finding their literary voice.

 

Come join us!  Below are the meeting dates/locations for the remainder of 2016.  We meet from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. 

Saturday, June 4 - Enoch Pratt Library, 1531 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD  21217 

Saturday, September 17; Saturday, October 15; Saturday, November 19; Saturday, December 17 - Enoch Pratt Library, 1303 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

Meetings are free for current members. Annual membership is $35.00.  For all others, the donation is $5.00. Bring a friend!

Contact us at:

Email:  bwg@blackwritersguild.org 

Phone:  443-671-7723

Address:  Black Writers' Guild,  P.O. Box 11481, Baltimore, MD 21239 

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Non-member/supporter meeting donations are greatly appreciated and help support our mission!



Upcoming Events:

July and August, 2016:  Summer Recess/no meetings. Meetings resume in September.

Saturday, September 17, 2016:  "Secrets of Self-Publishing:  Panel Discussion"

Friday-Sunday, September 23-25, 2016:  Baltimore Book Festival 

Saturday, October 15, 2016:  "Grants and Grant Writing for Writers"

Saturday, November 19, 2016:  "Conquering the Grammar Goblins"

Saturday, December 17, 2016:  "Marketing and Social Media"

Saturday, January 7, 2017:  "Websites for Writers"