The Suncoast Writers Guild, Inc.

Because no writer is an island

About our group

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We meet four times a month, year-round. Saturday meetings are held in the Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. The Friday Poetry Pod meets at the Englewood Art Center. Meetings from 10:30 A.M. — 12:30 P.M.

General Meeting:
There is a general meeting the first Saturday of every month. This is a business meeting with members’ input, followed by a speaker or writing exercise. No meetings in July, August and September.

Poetry Pod:
On the second Friday of every month, the poets in the group who wish to learn about and share their poetry meet with the Poetry Pod. We encourage one another with comments and suggestions. (EAC)

Long Writers Group
On the second Saturday of the month, those interested in publication of longer (>25,000 words), professionally published works meet from 10:30—12:30(N)

On the third Saturday of the month, there is a workshop when members share their writings, both prose and poetry. Audience responses are met with appreciation. Prospective members are welcome to read without joining for one meeting only.

Englewood’s Little Band of Writers
Members with a lyrical bent are welcome to join a fun and creative band of singer/songwriter musicians who perform for various holidays and events -experience optional.

 The Suncoast Players
The Suncoast Players is a performing subgroup of the Suncoast Writers Guild. It presents entertainment that combines both music and the spoken word. This can include original music and dramatic monologues, music developed as background to original writings, plays, reader’s theater style presentations, and other creative combinations.

Other Membership Benefits:
A newsletter that includes current information and members’ writing is published and sent to members every month.
Members have the opportunity to publish their work in INKLINGS — The Anthology of the Suncoast Writers Guild.