The Missouri Writers' Guild is the statewide organization for professional writers in all genres.

Members of the Missouri Writers’ Guild and its chapters provide workshops, networking opportunities, market information, contests, and many other activities to assist writers in developing their careers.

The Guild holds an annual writing contest to honor the year's finest writing by its members, chapter members, and conference attendees. And the winner is... click here for a list of our latest winners. Over the years, this popular contest has greatly expanded with cash prizes and certificates  awarded in each category.

The annual writing conference gives writers the opportunity to hear outstanding speakers and to receive information on marketing, research, and writing techniques.

The Guild has many chapters throughout the state, providing regular opportunities to network with other writers, listen to presentations by successful writers, and learn more about the craft of writing. Look here to find info on other writing groups in Missouri, too.

Want to know what our members have written? Take a look at the links on the Books by Members menu section to see recently published books by the MWG authors.

We invite you to join us and get inspired to write! We accept members who live anywhere in the world. Questions? Contact President Steve Wiegenstein at mwgpres@gmail.com.

Please support the guild by becoming a dues-paying member.