Writing and Publishing Groups in Colorado
Following are some leading writing, editing, and publishing organizations in Colorado, as well as participants in the 2011 Writers’ Fest.
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Listing of Colorado Writing and Publishing Organizations
Arapahoe Community College Writer’s Studio – Teaches all facets of writing and geared to all ages.
Art Directors Club of Denver – Serving the regional creative community for over fifty years.
AuthorU – An organization that provides monthly dinner/program meetings, an annual conference.
Boulder Editors – An association of local, experienced editors.
Boulder Media Women – An active group of Boulder County professional women who work in media.
Colorado Author’s League – An organization for writers, monthly programs, events, work in all facets of writing. Must be paid for your writing.
Colorado Independent Publishers Association – An organization for independent publishers.
Colorado Romance Writers – Monthly meetings, newsletter, workshops, conference, annual contests, critique groups, national and state affiliation (not limited to formula romance novels).
Colorado Translators Association – A professional association of approximately 150 translators, interpreters and language services companies in Colorado.
Denver Metro E-Learning Developers – A thirteen year-old regional group of instructional designers, technical writers, multimedia and e-learning developers. Has educational meetings and an active e-mail list community.
Denver Women’s Press Club – An organization, founded in 1898, for professional writers. Offer public programs, events, seminars. Must be professionally published.
The Lighthouse – Offers workshops in creative writing for all ages/genres, retreats, literature fest. Many monthly events are free and open to anyone.
Mystery Writers of America – For mystery and crime writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and folks who just love to read crime fiction.
Pikes Peak Writers – Annual conference with contest and critique, many monthly events that are free or low-cost, drop in discussion group, workshops.
Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America – Monthly meetings, events, holiday party, member websites, newsletter, member publications.
Rocky Mountain Internet Users Group – Regional Web publishing and development group. Holds educational meetings and has a number of e-mail lists, including an active jobs list.
Society for Technical Communication – Rocky Mountain Chapter – Regional chapter of leading technical communication group, which has regular programs and events.
The Book Shepherd – Partners with you to create a plan for publishing.
The Publishing Pros – Also known as the Rocky Mountain Publishing Professionals Guild. Has Web database and occasional programs.
Wazee Journal – Publishes a wide variety of literary content.
Women Writing the West – Catalog, conference, newsletter, support community, annual contests. (Men belong to the organization also and can enter contests.)