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
Every other Wednesday, 7:30
South Hackensack, NJ
Bridgewater Creative Writing Group Meetup
Every other Saturday, 10am
Bridgewater, NJ
Collaborative Writing of Middlesex County Meetup
Novel Workshops
Sayreville, NJ
Creative Writing Share Meetup
Delaware Valley Poets
Free workshops, readings, open mics
3rd Mondays, 7-9pm
Princeton, NJ
Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers Meetup
Old Bridge, NJ
Hamilton Creative Non-fiction Writing Meetup
Every Monday, 1pm
Hamilton, NJ
Hoboken Bloggers & Writers Meetup
In the planning stages
Hoboken, NJ
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
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
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
1st & 3rd Sunday each month
Summit, NJ
North Bergen County Writers Guild Meetup
Every Wednesday, 7:30
Paramus, NJ
North Jersey Creative Writing Group Meetup
2nd Thursday each month, 7pm
Northfield Writers Workshop Meetup
Every other Saturday, 11am
Northfield, NJ
Parsippany Creative Writing Meetup
Thursdays, 6:30pm, every week/ every other week
Parsippany, NJ
Pennington Writers & Readers Collective Meetup
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
Sundays, 10am. Tuesdays/Thursdays, 8am.
Plainsboro, NJ
Red Mill Hacks Meetup
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
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
Monroe, NJ
The Fun North Jersey Fiction Writers Group Meetup
Every Thursday, 6:30pm
Pompton Lakes, NJ
The Monmouth Writers
Workshops, conferences
2nd Saturday each month, 10am
Howell, NJ
The Poetry Well Meetup
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
Once a month, Saturday, 1pm
Edison, NJ
The Write Group
Workshops, open mics
Thursdays, 7-8:45pm
Montclair, NJ
Totowa Writers Block Meetup
Totowa Writing Meetup
3rd Saturday each month, 6pm
Wayne, NJ
Westfield Writers Circle Meetup
Women’s Writing Workshop Meetup
Hightstown, NJ
Woodbridge Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writers Meetup
Every 4th Saturday, 1pm
Edison, NJ
Writers of the Weird
Last Sunday of each month
Waldwick, NJ
Writing For Your Soul Meetup
One Saturday each month, usually 6pm
Jersey City, NJ
Writing Writers Meetup