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Here is a list of various writer's associations and groups for freelance writers, poets, book authors, and editors.

Please note that this is a work in progress. If you'd like to nominate a writer's group, email John Kremer. I know that I have missed some writer's associations I truly would like to add to this list. - John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Alaska Writers Guild, 3820 Lake Otis Parkway #201, Anchorage AK 99508; 907-562-2520. Email: Meets the first Sunday of every month.

American Society of Business Publication Editors, 710 E Ogden Avenue #600, Naperville IL 60563-8603; 630-579-3288; Fax: 630-369-2488. Email:

American Crime Writers League, Sharan Newman, BULLETin newsletter, 18645 SW Farmington Road #255, Aloha OR 97007. For fiction and nonfiction authors writing about crime.

American Society of Journalists and Authors, Brett Harvey, Executive Director, 1501 Broadway #302, New York NY 10036; 212-997-0947; Fax: 212-768-7414. Email: The largest national organization for freelance nonfiction authors.

Arizona Authors Association, Phoenix AZ.

Arkansas Writers Association - Promotes the work of Arkansas authors with book reviews, interviews, and announcements.

Authors Guild, 31 East 28th Street, 10th Floor, New York NY 10016; 212-563-5904. Email: Offers web sites for authors at $6.00 per month for basic service. Also, of course, many other services for authors.

Brandywine Valley Writers Group. Email: Members come Chester, Delaware, and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania and New Castle County, Delaware. Includes freelance writers, book authors, and novelists.

Cat Writers Association, Fran Shaw; 717-397-9531. Email:

Central PA Writers Workshop, Don Heistand, Organizer; 717-514-7646. Email: A writers group that meets twice per month for critiques and discussion in the Harrisburg, PA area.

Christian Writers Fellowship International, 1624 Jefferson Davis Road, Clinton SC 29325-6401; 864-697-6035. Email: Sandy Brooks, Editor, Cross & Quill newsletter.

Crime Writers Association of Australia

Colorado Authors League, Doug Hawk, President, (membership) 919 East 10th Avenue, Denver CO 80218-2801; 303-831-8488. Email: For Colorado authors.

Dramatists Guild of America, 1501 Broadway #701, New York NY 10036; 212-398-9366. Email:

East Texas Writers' Guild, Catherine Sellers, President, P O Box 4597, Tyler TX 75712; 903-316-9431. Email: Open to writers of all genres.

Editorial Freelancers Association, 71 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor, New York NY 10010; 212-929-5400; Fax: 212-929-5439. Email: Founded in 1970, the EFA is a national organization of 1,200 editors, writers, indexers, proofreaders, researchers, translators, and related freelancers.

Florida Writers Association, Don Griffith, President, 1345 E. Scots Avenue, Merritt Island FL 32952; 321-455-2986. Email:

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