Membership in the Atlanta Writers Club entitles members to participate in or start their own AWC-sponsored writing and critique groups, where you and your colleagues can help each other improve your writing craft. Below is the current list of active AWC writing/critique groups. If you have any questions about any of these groups, or if you would like to start your own group, please contact Officer Emeritus George Weinstein at

Most of the contact individuals noted here can be reached via email by clicking on their name; in other cases, a phone number is listed.

OnlineFictionOngoingMike BrownOpen
OnlineFictionOngoingDanielle SteeleWait List
OnlineYoung Adult & Middle Grade FictionOngoingIvelisse RodriguezWait List (contact Ivelisse to submit 10-page writing sample)
AlpharettaFiction & Non-fictionEvery Other Monday, 10:30-noon, East Roswell Library on Holcomb Bridge Rd.April Love-FordhamOpen (contact April to submit work)
Atlanta/Virginia HighlandsFictionEvery other Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. @ Member's houseCindy TolbertWait List
Candler Park/DecaturNon-Fiction: Creative, Narrative, & MemoirTuesdays, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm, ChocoLaté Coffee DecaturTara CoytOpen
ConyersAll GenresEvery other Tues, 6:00 @ Mandarin GardenNancy FletcherOpen
DecaturAdult/YA Novels & NovellasEvery other Thursday at Choco Latte, 2094 North Decatur RoadJonathan Grant
DunwoodyAll Genres1st and 3rd Fri,1-3 p.m. @ Georgia Perimeter College Library Building, Rm3100Gelia Dolcimascolo
Novel, Short Story & Memoir1st Saturday 9:30AM - noon @ Member's HomeKerry DenneyWait List
LilburnThe "Write Here, Right Now" program will help support local writers of all experience levels, sharing different writing techniques and ways to enhance attendees’ writing with constructive feedback.Meets monthly from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the first or second Thursday at the Gwinnett Mountain Park Library Branch. Notifications sent out by Ashley Melonson, who will collect email addresses from interested attendees to notify them of upcoming meeting dates.Ashley MelonsonOpen
LoganvilleFiction1st Saturday of each month at 9:30AMMike BrownFull
MariettaAll Genres1st & 3rd Tues. 6:30-8:00PMLinda SullivanWait List
RoswellAll GenresEvery Tues 6:15 - 9:00PM @ Scooter's Coffee George WeinsteinWait List
RoswellAll GenresTwice monthly, Mon, 10:30AM - 12:30PM @ Roswell Library Jeremy LoganOpen
RoswellPoetryWednesdays, every 2 weeks, 6:00-8:00PM @ Scooter's CoffeeKim WrightOpen
Sandy SpringsSpeculative fiction (novel length or short stories), regular fiction short stories, and any kind of nonfiction1st and 3rd Saturday at 5:00 p.m on the porch of Slope’s BBQSarah MinnearOpen (contact Sarah to submit work)
Sandy SpringsFiction & Non-fiction2nd Saturday of each month, 2:30-4:30PM in member's homeBill OttingerOpen
Poetry2nd and 4th Tuesday 6:00PM - 8:00 PM @ coffee shop Liz HelenekOpen
SnellvilleAll Genres1st Thursday 6:00PM @ Gwinnett County Library Joyce SewellOpen
SuwaneeAll GenresWednesdays, 6-8pm @ George Pierce Park Community CenterLexy PetrickOpen