Lehigh Valley
Writers Group
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Join Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group                            Free:  The Writers Cafe Every Wed Evening via Zoom

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               (Nickname GLVWG Pronounced "Glivwig")

Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group


GLVWG is an all-genre writer's support organization. Writers of fiction or non-fiction, poets, journalists, essayists and playwrights will all benefit from a membership in GLVWG and all are welcome.

GLVWG meets 10 am to 12 noon, the 4th Saturday of the month except July, August, December and March. November of 2024 we will be meeting on the 3rd Saturday (the 16th) so as not to conflict with the Thanksgiving Day weekend.

The objectives of GLVWG are to provide its members with a network of support and resources in the field of writing; to act as central information point for all activities in the field of writing and the publishing industry; and to advance the writing interests of its members.

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Mostly July into August 2024

  • Board Meeting July 27, via Zoom only.  NO General membership meetings in July and August.
  • Welcome the new GLVWG Board for this coming year!
  • Member Spotlight : Karla Reidinger Karla is still a Mainer at heart. She's working on her second mystery, A Bear by the Tail. Think it has anything to do with Maine?
  • Write Stuff Writers Conference 2024: Flash Lit Winners. This Month Features the Poetry Winners
  • Two more contests with Cash Prizes!
  • Two new Featured Publishers 
    • AM INK biographies, children’s books, novels, and short story collections.
    • Orbit Works digital publishing of science fiction or fantasy. Including both eBooks and audiobooks.
  • The Author’s Resource Well: 2 publishing resources. 
    • What people don't tell you about writing a memoir.
    • We're not Robots: Why AI chatbots can't replace good writing.
  • Our Caf├ęZoom! continues with up to 20 readers per week. Every Wednesday via Zoom.
  • Here is our Occasional Column (Reprint from April 2021) Crimes Against Grammar: A Capital Idea. What do you capitalize, what do you not capitalize. (It's trickier than you think.)  By Pattie Giordani
  • The Write Stuff Conference has a new location! The Write Stuff Writers Conference 2025 will be March 13-15. Check it Out!
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About Us

GLVWG meets monthly from September through June on the 4th Saturday of the month at the Palmer Library, Palmer Township. A short business meeting is followed by the SPOTLIGHT, a time when one of GLVWG's members reads something he/she has written. The program which follows focuses on some aspect of the craft of writing or the business of publishing. GLVWG's members write short or long fiction of various genres, poetry, essays and non-fiction. The organization also fosters critique groups, aligning writers with others who write similar material.

Member dues support GLVWG's free programs. Nonmembers are invited to participate in three free non-workshop events before joining.

A member's contact information is used for club business only.  Names, addresses, email or telephone numbers are not released to anyone outside the GLVWG board.

Workshops are free to members, non-members pay $15.00.

Some events, such as the annual Write Stuff Writers Conference(TM), are open to all, but members have priority and special pricing.

Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the on ZOOM and at Palmer Library (directions on "Contact" page above).

The Write Stuff Writers Conference(TM) is supported in part by a grant from the 




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