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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, March 3, 2018:  "Women Writers Rock" - Panelists:  Janice Adams, Min. Carenda Pittman, Margaret Pagan and Deliah Lawrence; Moderator:  James Wright 

Saturday, April 7, 2018:  Youth Writers Program featuring Rianna Facey, Dania Jones, Arielle Dunn, Anthony Michael Hobbs and Marco Pearson, Jr.; Moderator:  Maxine Bigby Cunningham

Saturday, May 5, 2018: Workshop:   "Can I Use It?  Copyright Basics" - Rosa L. Griffin




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