Who We Are

Michigan Writers is a community of writers, poets, editors, teachers, critics, readers, designers, booksellers — and everyone else who values the written word.

What We Do

We publish Dunes Review and the Michigan Writers Cooperative Press. We share what we know and invite experts to teach us what we don’t.

Will You Join Us?

Michigan Writers is a membership organization. We pool resources to do together what we can’t do alone. Above all, we encourage, connect and inspire ourselves and our writing community.

Looking for Writing-Related Events?

  • March 10, 2020
    Find your people (and your writing group) with Michigan...
    Events, Featured, Writing Groups
    Join your fellow Michigan Writers on Sunday, March 15, 2-4pm, to say hello, to find fellow writers, and to...
  • October 31, 2019
    Meet the Chapbook Contest Judges
    Featured, MichWriters Press
    Meet the 2019 judges for the Michigan Writers Cooperative Press Chapbook Contest.
  • July 24, 2019
    Launch and Reading for Dunes Review, Winter/Spring 2019
    Dunes Review, Events, Featured
    On Sunday, May 5, 2019, we came together to celebrate and share the most recent issue of Dunes Review...
  • October 15, 2018
    Dunes Review Summer/Fall 2018 Launch on Oct. 21!
    Dunes Review, Featured, Literary Fiction, Memoir and Personal Essay, Poetry
    Please join us in celebrating the launch of our Summer / Fall 2018 issue! It's always a fun afternoon...
  • June 3, 2018
    MW Cooperative Press Chapbook Release Reception
    Events, Featured, MichWriters Press, Publications, Uncategorized
    Sunday, June 10 @ 7 PM The Writing House at Interlochen Center for the Arts Please join us for a reading and...
  • April 20, 2018
    Dunes Review Launch Party & Reading, April 22!
    Dunes Review, Featured
    The Spring 2018 issue of Dunes Review is here -- come join the release party!
  • December 11, 2017
    MW Coop Press Chapbook Contest--Deadline: 12/31/17
    Featured, MichWriters Press, Publications, Uncategorized
  • October 30, 2017
    Story-Centered Interviews: A Fresh Approach for Historians and Writers
    Featured, Narrative Nonfiction, Workshops
    In this workshop, instead of treating interviews as sources of often-unreliable factual information, we’ll approach interviews as invaluable, even...
  • October 30, 2017
    Gather-In for Antrim County Michigan Writers Members, Wed. Nov....
    Events, Featured
    Use the time you gain from "fall backwards" to gather-in and meet fellow Michigan Writers from Antrim County. This...
  • October 16, 2017
    "The Story Engine" Monday, Oct. 23 (A Michigan Writers...
    Featured, Workshops, Writing Groups
    What makes a story move? If you find that your stories often run out of energy and stall, or that...
  • October 8, 2017
    Dunes Review Release Party
    Dunes Review, Events, Featured
    The Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Dunes Review is here -- come join the release party Sunday, October 22, 12:00 noon.
  • June 11, 2017
    2017 Chapbook launch reception
    Featured, MichWriters Press
    The Michigan Writers Cooperative Press invites our members and the general public to join us to celebrate this year's...

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