Washington-area reading group that meets weekly.
Online discussions of a different book each month. Includes an archive of discussion transcripts and links to the Post's calendar of upcoming literary events and the newspaper's message board devoted to literature.
Organization of Washington-area freelance writers founded in 1975. Information on membership and benefits, calendar of events, email discussion list, archive of Washington Writer monthly newsletter, and job postings (members-only access to job postings)
Local chapter of Romance Writers of America, an organization of writers and others associated with romance fiction. Information on membership, calendar of meetings and events, list of published authors and works, and monthly newsletter.
Non-profit group promotes the development of playwrights from the Washington, DC area with workshops, readings, an annual conference, and other activities. Includes newsletter and descriptive list of members' plays.
Promotes women writers and spoken-word performers through open-mike events and workshops. Includes calendar of events and news.
Association of writers, artists, librarians, teachers, editors, publishers, and distributors dedicated to the field of children's literature. History, programs, FAQ, membership information, and contacts.
Promotes creative writing through workshops, public readings and a journal. News, calendar of events, information on programs and online journal.
The Library of Congress sponsors this annual outdoor festival each October, with programs that feature writers and storytellers. Includes information on programs and participants.
Sponsors a writers-in-residence program to introduce public school students in Southeast DC to self-expression and the written word. Includes program information, news articles, and student writing.