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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 $40.00.  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, January 5, 2019 - Lecture:  Writers and Books and Taxes, Oh My! Presenter:  Karen Brockington 

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - Black Writers' Guild Member Showcase

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - The Poet in You!  Introduction to Poetry; Presenter:  Vickie Oliver Lawson

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5th Annual Youth Writers Panel

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Conquering the Grammar Goblins; Presenter:  Margaret Pagan 

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - Why Should I Buy Your Book?  BWG Member Pitch and Feedback

July and August, 2019 -  Summer Recess/No Meetings



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