Presenting… the Most Complete List of Writing Groups in NJ (Plus there’s a sweet map):

Map of NJ Writing Groups

Hey! — if you have a group that isn’t on the list, or know of one, contact me!

  • This is only a list of groups – workshops, really. If you’re looking for events check out the Calendar

 Group                     Meetings                               Dates/Times           Location
Atlantic County Writers Meetup
Discussion, Poetry, Prompt nights
Last Tuesday each month, 6pm./ 1st Wednesday each month, 6pm./ 2nd Wednesday each month, 6pm
Ventnor, NJ
Bergen County Poets & Fictionaires Meetup
Workshops
Every other Wednesday, 7:30
South Hackensack, NJ
Bridgewater Creative Writing Group Meetup
Write-ins
Every other Saturday, 10am
Bridgewater, NJ
Collaborative Writing of Middlesex County Meetup
Novel Workshops
???
Sayreville, NJ
Creative Writing Share Meetup
??
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Delaware Valley Poets
Free workshops, readings, open mics
3rd Mondays, 7-9pm
Princeton, NJ
Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers Meetup
Talks
Sporadic
Old Bridge, NJ
Hamilton Creative Non-fiction Writing Meetup
Workshops
Every Monday, 1pm
Hamilton, NJ
Hoboken Bloggers & Writers Meetup
In the planning stages
???
Hoboken, NJ
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Readings, informal workshops
Ewing, NJ
Jersey City Writers Meetup
Workshops, Poetry Workshops, Writers Prompt Nights
Something going on several days a week
Jersey City, NJ
Lawrence Creative Non-fiction Writers Meetup
Discussions/Workshop
1st Tuesday each month, 2pm
Mercer County, NJ
Linden Elizabeth Writers Meetup
Workshops, prompt nights, writing sessions, writers block frustration outlets
Workshops last Monday each month, 7pm. Other meetings throughout each month.
Roselle, NJ
Montclair Poetry Project
Meetup
Workshops, open mics, readings
No set schedule
Montclair, NJ
NJ Chapter of Romance Writers
Chapter meetings, conferences, contests
Iselin, NJ
NJ/NY Writers & Artists
Workshops, write-ins
Every Tuesday, 7pm
Montclair, NJ
New Providence Writers Meetup
Workshops
1st & 3rd Sunday each month
Summit, NJ
North Bergen County Writers Guild Meetup
Workshops
Every Wednesday, 7:30
Paramus, NJ
North Jersey Creative Writing Group Meetup
Workshops
2nd Thursday each month, 7pm
???
Northfield Writers Workshop Meetup
Workshops
Every other Saturday, 11am
Northfield, NJ
Parsippany Creative Writing Meetup
Workshops
Thursdays, 6:30pm, every week/ every other week
Parsippany, NJ
Pennington Writers & Readers Collective Meetup
Discussion/Workshop
2nd Tuesday Monthly, 7pm + Additional TBA’s
Princeton, NJ
Poetry Center @ PCCC
Workshops $20-40, Readings, Contests, Annual Festival
Paterson, NJ
Princeton Library Writers Group
Prompt writing
Every other Tuesday, 7pm
Princeton, NJ
Princeton Writing Group Meetup
Write-ins
Sundays, 10am. Tuesdays/Thursdays, 8am.
Plainsboro, NJ
Red Mill Hacks Meetup
Workshops
Every other Thursday, 9pm ??
Clifton, NJ
Ridgewood Memoir Writing Workshop Meetup
Discussions and writing prompt sessions
Tuesdays, 7pm. Fridays, 10pm
Ridgewood, NJ
Seeking the Muse Meetup
Writing sessions
Once a month, usually the first week
Cherry Hill, NJ
Skylanders Creative Writing Workshop Meetup
Workshops
Defunct??
??
South Jersey Writers Group
Readings, Signings, work sessions
A few events each month
Cherry Hill, NJ
The Cozy Nostra, A Family Of Crime Writers Meetup
Workshops, Talks
Sporadic
Monroe, NJ
The Fun North Jersey Fiction Writers Group Meetup
Workshops
Every Thursday, 6:30pm
Pompton Lakes, NJ
The Monmouth Writers
Workshops, conferences
2nd Saturday each month, 10am
Howell, NJ
The Poetry Well Meetup
Workshops
2nd and 4th Thursday each month, 7:30
Rockaway, NJ
The Red Bank Writers Group Meetup
Discussion/Workshop/write-in ?????
Monthly 1st Monday, 7pm
Middletown, NJ
The Woodbridge Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers Meetup
Discussion/Workshop
Once a month, Saturday, 1pm
Edison, NJ
The Write Group
Workshops, open mics
Thursdays, 7-8:45pm
Montclair, NJ
Totowa Writers Block Meetup
Workshops?
??
???
Totowa Writing Meetup
Workshops
3rd Saturday each month, 6pm
Wayne, NJ
Westfield Writers Circle Meetup
???
???
???
Women’s Writing Workshop Meetup
Write-ins/Workshops
Hightstown, NJ
Woodbridge Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writers Meetup
Workshops
Every 4th Saturday, 1pm
Edison, NJ
Writers of the Weird
Workshops
Last Sunday of each month
Waldwick, NJ
Writing For Your Soul Meetup
Workshops
One Saturday each month, usually 6pm
Jersey City, NJ
Writing Writers Meetup
Workshops
Defunct??
 

 

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