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Does your writing need that extra push to excite, tantalize and dazzle readers?  Plan to attend "Crafting Creative Fiction" on Saturday, October 21, 2017!  Our instructor, Terence Cooper, will help move your writing from "ho hum" to wow!  This is a "must attend" workshop!  Reserve your seat today!  Seating is limited.  

Click here for our creative writing workshop flyer.

Crafting Creative Fiction Workshop



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!  We meet the first Saturday of the month (September to June) from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. at:

Enoch Pratt Library, 4330 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore, MD  21229

Meetings are free for current members. Annual membership is $35.00.  For all others, the donation is $5.00. Donations can be made via the link above.  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:

Saturday, October 21, 2017:  "The Craft of Writing" -  Speaker:  Terence Cooper (Cost:  $40 for members; $45 non-members.  Lunch included.) Advanced registration required.  Location:  Touchpoint Mondawmin

Saturday, November 4, 2017:  "So You Wanna Blog" - Speaker:  Debra Smith, J.D.

Saturday, December 2, 2017:  "My Journey from Book to the Big Screen" - Speaker:  Odessa Rose

Saturday, January 6, 2018:  "Historical Research for Writers" - Speaker:  Louis Diggs





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