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An Important Message from BWG President Jim Wright

Based on the rapidly changing news regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and our concern for everyone's safety, our meetings will be held virtually until further notice.  Please see our upcoming meetings listing for meeting registration. 

Advance registration is required and closes three hours before the meeting starts.  Meetings are free for BWG members and $5.00 (plus Eventbrite fee) for non-members. 

Everyone's safety is our top priority. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at bwg@blackwritersguild.org.

Jim Wright, President
Black Writers' Guild of Maryland


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!  Our meetings are held virtually the first Saturday of the month (September to June) from 1 p.m to 3 p.m.

Meetings are free for current members. Annual membership is $40.00.  For all others, the donation is $5.00. Donations can be made via the link above.  Invite a friend!

Contact us at:

Email:  bwg@blackwritersguild.org 

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, May 7, 2022 - VIRTUAL:  8th Annual Youth Writers Panel | To register, go to: https://bit.ly/3K3hhTZ



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