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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are meeting online for the foreseeable future, on Thursdays, noon to 2PM. Please email us at info@steamboatwriters.com for information on how to join our online sessions.

Hopefully, at some point we will be able to return to our normal in-person format as seen below. Either way, all are welcome to join us. 


Join us from noon to 2:00 on any Thursday
at the Arts Depot 1001 13th Street

Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcome to read their unpublished works. We do not critique content. Instead, we offer positive advice on whether the writing is effective. Each participant may read for about ten minutes and then receive a few minutes of comments. Times vary depending on how many readers we have. By meeting weekly instead of monthly like other groups, we are able to keep a degree of momentum on longer works. 

Please join us!


ATTENTION PLEASE!

THE 2020 STEAMBOAT WRITERS CONFERENCE HAS BEEN CANCELED OUT OF CONCERN FOR THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF ATTENDEES AND THE UNCERTAINTIES OF THE COVID-19 SITUATION

We are disappointed to cancel knowing how much everyone looks forward to the conference each year and the tradition it has become in Steamboat for the wider writing community. But, we will be back and plans for 2021 have already begun.

The 2021 Steamboat Writers Conference is scheduled for July 23-24. Mary Taylor Young and Amanda Rea have agreed to present their workshops previously scheduled for this year’s conference. We have a great new caterer on board as well. We look forward to when we can gather again in a safe friendly environment. 

Stay safe, stay well. Please follow health guidelines.


A short video of Steamboat’s creatives includes the Writers Group at about 1:06!


Our writers branch out!

Cesare Rosati booksigning at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore

Our annual holiday party in December 2017.

Peter Hack, one of three Steamboat Writers presenting at Savery, Wyoming’s Life & Times Event, May 2018.

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“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it’s a cactus.”
—Enid Bagnold