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
OnlineFictionOngoingLinh PhamWait List (contact Linh to submit a writing sample)
OnlineYoung Adult & Middle Grade FictionOngoingIvelisse RodriguezWait List (contact Ivelisse to submit 10-page writing sample)
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 GenresMeetings online every other Tues. (was Every 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, 6:00 - 9:00PM onlineGeorge WeinsteinWait List
RoswellAll GenresMeetings suspended; exchanging papers online (was Twice monthly, Mon, 10:30AM - 12:30PM @ Roswell Library)Jeremy LoganOpen
RoswellPoetryWednesdays, every 2 weeks, 6:00-8:00PM @ Scooter's CoffeeKim WrightOpen
RoswellFiction & Non-fictionMeetings suspended (was Every Other Monday, 10:30-noon @ Scooters Coffee)April Love-FordhamOpen (contact April to submit work)
Sandy SpringsSpeculative fiction and short storiesUntil future notice, our critique group will hold meetings online via google hangouts every 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 5:00 p.m. We encourage you to order take out from Slopes BBQ, which is our usual meeting place.Sarah MinnearOpen (contact Sarah to submit work)
Sandy SpringsFiction & Non-fiction2nd Saturday of each month, 2:30-4:30PM in member's homeBill OttingerWait List
Poetry2nd and 4th Tuesday 6:00PM - 8:00 PM @ coffee shop Liz HelenekOpen
SnellvilleAll GenresMeetings suspended (was 1st Thursday 6:00PM @ Gwinnett County Library)Mark WoodardOpen