What Can St. Louis Writers Guild Do For You?
Workshops for Writers
The monthly meeting of St. Louis Writers Guild,
the next exciting workshop is coming soon…
First Saturday of the month
10am to Noon
The Lodge Des Peres
1050 Des Peres
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Writers Guild has a number of resources listed, including many other literary organizations that offer assistance to writers. SLWG Members there are even more writer resources in the Member’s Room.
Young Writers STL Initiative
St. Louis Writers Guild believes in encouraging tomorrow’s authors.
Programs throughout the year, like Young Writers Awards and Writers in the Park
Help up support young writers
St. Louis Writers Guild Contests.
St. Louis Writers Guild holds at least three writing contests every year. Our Short Story Contest has been held since 1920, and was even won by Tennessee Williams in 1935. The Deane Wagner Poetry Contest has been held since the mid 1990's and was named to honor a dedicated St. Louis Poet. The Young Writers Awards is SLWG’s way of encouraging young writers.
Winners of the 2019 Deane Wagner Poetry Contest
First Place: Barbara Blanks “Cat Egoric”
Second Place: Barbara Blanks “Along the Ridge Trail”
Third Place: Evenlyn Buretta “Ancient Connections”
Honorable Mention: Wanda L Lovan “Field Days of Summer”
Thank you to this year’s judge, Ben Moeller-Gaa