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Writers Groups

Currently, our active writer’s groups are held virtually on Zoom. All groups are free and open to everyone, see below for information on how to join.

Connecticut Screenwriters GroupLast Wednesday Every Month
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Connecticut Screenwriters formed in April 2004. The group typically meets at the Noah Webster Library on the last Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Currently, the group meets virtually on Zoom.

The group’s main objective is to provide feedback on original scripts. Every month a new volunteer moderator is selected from the group to oversee the meeting, and to facilitate the distribution of scripts.

The group is geared to those with some screenwriting experience; the group is not instructor-led. New attendees are welcome; those individuals who attend meetings regularly, and review other submitted scripts, then qualify to have their own script(s) reviewed by the group. Age 18 and older only.

West Hartford Fiction WritersSecond Thursday Every Month
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West Hartford Fiction Writers formed in 2005, with the objective of providing feedback on original fiction. The group typically meets on the second Thursday of every month at Noah Webster Library. Currently, the group meets virtually on Zoom.

A new volunteer moderator is selected from the group each month. New attendees are welcome; only those attending regularly qualify to have their fiction reviewed by the group. Age 18 and older.

The Faxon PoetsCurrently on Hiatus
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The Faxon Poets formed in 2002. The group typically meets on the third Saturday of every month at Faxon Library, but the group is currently on hiatus due to COVID-19.

The mission of the group is to provide a space for poets to read their poems aloud and receive feedback. The group has self-published a number of collections featuring local poets from the group.