Memoir and Essay • Last activity 01/Mar

A group for memoir and essay writers to exchange work and support one another. Writers interested in joining the group will be asked to submit a writing sample. If the work seems like a good fit, the writer will be asked to join the group for a trial period. And if the trial period goes well, the prospective member will become a full member.

Note that upon entry each member must submit critiques of fellow writer's work. If you can't submit critiques for one round then do not submit your writing that round. If you miss more than one round of critiques you will be removed from the group.

Submit a single short piece up to 5000 words, 2-3 pieces of flash fiction totaling 3500 or fewer words, or an excerpt from a longer piece up to 5000 words

Genres

Adult

Nonfiction (Memoir, Narrative nonfiction, Essay, Other Short Nonfiction)

Goals

To exchange meaningful feedback that helps one another move projects forward.

Admissions Policies

Writers interested in joining the group will be asked to submit a writing sample in rotation with the other writers. If the work seems like a good fit, the writer will be asked to join the group for a trial period. And if the trial period goes well, the prospective member will become a full member.

What we're looking for in members

Writers that are committed to their craft, open to suggestions and willing to give constructive feedback of fellow member's works.

Inactivity Policy

No activity for 60 days will be interpreted as you are no longer interested in participating in the group and you will be removed. If you miss more than one round of critiques you will be removed from the group.