Welcome to the Columbus Writers Guild, Inc.

The Columbus Writers Guild, Inc., formerly known as the Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference, plans to provide to the regional Chattahoochee Valley quality creative writing workshops for a variety of genres, as well as editing and publishing endeavors.  We are now in our 13th year; we bring together lovers of the literary arts through various panels, master classes, and networking events.


Join The Writers Guild


Join the Columbus Writers Guild.  For only $25 per year, members get:

·         Discounts  

·         Advanced notification and priority seating for selected events

·         Invitations to members-only gatherings

To join, click the "Subscribe" Button

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Upcoming Events

Poetry Under the Stars will be held this year on April 17 at the Rothschild-Pound House Inn,  201 Seventh Street in the Columbus Historic District.  The event starts with a wine and cheese party and moves to poetry readings under flickering white lights in the Inn’s courtyard.   CSU’s Nick Norwood, spoken word artist Jonathan Samuel Eddie, and William Walsh will read their work.   The cost of this event is $25. For reservations, click here

Memoir Writing Class – Everyone has a story. What’s yours? If you want to tell your story, this will help you start or move forward. Richard Hyatt will lead this Master Class April 18 at 10:30 am at the Mildred L Terry Library on Veterans Parkway

Reminder: The CONTEST DATES ARE CHANGING--New deadline: March 31 for poetry entries, short story entries, and one-act play entries
Contest results will be announced at a Poetry Under the Stars at the Rothschild-Pound House Inn on April 17.


Columbus Writers will participate in Artbeat 2020 and move our contests from the fall to the spring.   Please submit your short stories, poems, and one-act plays by March 31, 2020!