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Writers Groups

The West Hartford Public Library system sponsors three writing groups. Come and sit in on a meeting and see if you like it! No requirements or registration necessary. No obligation. Meetings are run by knowledgeable volunteers.


•  The Faxon Poets
‚Äč, a library-sponsored group established in 2002, now meet on the third Saturday of every month at 10AM in the Noah Webster Library Board Room, 20 South Main Street, West Hartford. Meetings typically last two hours. Original poems are read and comments offered by group members at each  meeting. Please bring 15- 20 copies of your poem for distribution on Saturday. Meeting procedures are HERE. Video of the Annual Reading for 2019 is HERE. For more information, please email: poem@westhartfordlibrary.org

•  Connecticut Screenwriters was established in April, 2004. The group meets on the last Wednesday of every month (except Dec.) at 7 PM. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room, Noah Webster Library, 20 S. Main Street, West Hartford. Park in the Isham Garage and go directly to the library to validate parking. The group's objective is to provide feedback on original scripts. This group is not instructor-led; every month a new volunteer moderator is selected from the group to oversee the meeting, and to facilitate the distribution of scripts. Group is geared to those with some screenwriting experience. New attendees welcome; those individuals who attend meetings regularly, and review submitted scripts, qualify to have their own script(s) reviewed by the group. Age 18 and older only. Free.
[Connecticut Screenwriters Group Operations]   [CT Screenwriters Flyer PDF]   [Short Script Writing Contest] [Best Screenwriting Books]

•  West Hartford Fiction Writers meet on the second Thursday of every month at 7 PM.  Meetings are held in the Library Board Room, Noah Webster Library, 20 S. Main Street, West Hartford. Park in the Isham Garage and go directly to the library Information Desk (Main Level) to validate parking. The group began in 2005, with the objective of providing feedback on original fiction. A new volunteer moderator selected from the group each month. New attendees welcome; only those attending regularly qualify to have their fiction reviewed by the group. Age 18 and older. Free.

[Fiction Writers Group Operations]

PARKING: Please park in the nearby nearby Isham Garage. Your parking will be validated in the library - bypass the kiosks in the parking garage. Come directly to the library within 15 minutes of parking, and enter your license plate number into a validation tablet.

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