mission of the Black Writers' Guild of Maryland, Inc. is to provide avenues of support and networking to Maryland's African-American
Major programs and activities:
- Workshops that educate writers on the aspects of
writing and publishing.
to provide forums for writers to find their voice through public presentations of their work.
- Mentoring to youth and adults who have an interest in finding their literary
Come join us! We meet the first Saturday of the month (September to June) from 1 p.m
to 3 p.m. at:
Pratt Library, 4330 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229
Meetings are free for current members. Annual membership is $40.00. For all others, the
donation is $5.00. Donations can be made via the link above. Bring a friend!
Contact us at:
Address: Black Writers' Guild,
P.O. Box 11481, Baltimore, MD 21239
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Non-member/supporter meeting donations are greatly appreciated and help support our mission!
Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - Baltimore Book Festival, Inner
Harbor (11 a.m.-7 p.m.)
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Workshop: What's
in a Book? Book Design Tips for Self-Publishers; Presenter: Ed Bard
November 3, 2018 - Workshop: Writing for the Screen; Presenter: Terence Cooper
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Lecture: Lessons Learned from Writing My First Novel; Presenter:
Dr. Maurice Dorsey
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - Lecture: Writers
& Taxes; Presenter: Karen Brockington
Saturday, February 2, 2019
- Black History Lecture
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Poetry Workshop; Presenter:
Vickie Oliver Lawson
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5th Annual Youth Writers
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Conquering the Grammar Goblins; Presenter:
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - BWG Member Showcase
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!