Writers Groups


Summit Scribes Writers Group meets at Unity Village - Fellowship Lounge (on Maple Lane in the Motel Complex), Lee's Summit, MO at 6:45pm on the 3rd Monday of each month. Free sessions include writing and commenting exercises, occasional guest speakers, and group discussions of writing, publishing and related topics. See the website at www.summitscribes.com. For directions or more information, please e-mail Chet Smith (President) at csmit40@kc.rr.com, or call 816-309-6687.

Barry Roads Writers Group meets at Barnes & Noble at I-29 and Barry Road, KCMO at 6:30pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday and the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Sessions facilitated by professional writers. Free sessions include critiques, networking, and discussions about marketing and writing. For information call, please call 816-741-8867.

National Association of Women Writers (NAWW) - on hiatus indefinitely, if reformed or more info is given it will be posted as received.

The Dead Horse Society (Kansas City Area Speculative Fiction Writers Group) is a local KC-area writing group.  Our members are all speculative fiction writers (sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and all sub-genres), and we meet twice monthly for critiquing sessions.  The group can be found at www.meetup.com/kc-specfic-writers.

Books Stores & Other Contacts

BARNES and NOBLE Plaza, 420 W. 47th St., KCMO, 816-753-1313

RAINY DAY BOOKS 2706 W. 53 St., Fairway, KS, 384-3126.

Colleges & Universities

AVILA 11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO, (816) 501-3744?

JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS (913) 469-4445

KANSAS CITY KS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 7250 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 913-334-1100 Ex. 295

PARK UNIVERSITY 8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, MO, (816) 741-2000?

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Blue River, Business & Technology, Maple Woods, Longview, Penn Valley) http://www.mcckc.edu 816-604-4273.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY English Dept Writers Series, Professional Writing Program: 816-235-2610 Reading Series: 235-2736


COMMUNIVERSITY classes meet in various locations (call for info) 235-1448.

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