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The Process is Progress:  Discovering Yourself Through Writing By Nicole M. Young

I’ve always been involved in the arts in some way but never would I have ever thought I’d become a…

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Poetry Meet-Up Blog by Michael Favala Goldman

The Poetry Critique Meet-Up began rather inauspiciously. It was a brainstorm of mine, one day when I was out hiking…

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Membership updates & opportunities

Hello Straw Dog Writers Guild Members, We are so grateful to all of you for your loyalty and continued support…

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Give Me My Ham by Lauren Marie Schmidt

On my first day of service at the Haven House, a transitional housing program for homeless women and children, the…

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PICKETING HOME BY ELLEN MEEROPOL

Originally published in Fired Up! Green Fire Writers   When the picketing started at Glen Echo Amusement Park, I was…

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The Generosity of Literary Citizens by Ellen Meeropol

May 1 was the last Valley Gives Day — at least in this incarnation of the regional online nonprofit extravaganza…

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2018 March Medley Writing Workshops by Carla M. Cooke

I enjoyed participating in all four of the Straw Dog Writers Guild’s 2018 March Medley Workshops.  The collaboration between SDWG…

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Blessings to Certain Spaces

When I was an undergrad in Athens, GA, the 40-Watt Club was the magnet that drew musicians and poets together.…

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Meet Our New Intern: Jamie Haines

  I am a senior at Westfield State University studying English with a concentration in writing. My dream for after…

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Reflections on Writing for Social Justice Roundtable by Jan Maher

At the recent Straw Dog Writers’ Guild roundtable on writing for social justice, we were asked to consider our biggest…

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