We value all of the Straw Dog Writing community and we are adapting to the restrictions set forth by the CDC to keep us safe and to minimize infection of COVID-19. We are currently offering alternative ways to stay connected and inspired as a community. Be on the look out for more information coming soon for updates on Straw Dog virtual workshops, and virtual events.

Our Mission

Straw Dog Writers Guild unites and inspires writers throughout our diverse community.

We support writers through:
Craft workshops
Open Mics
Social gatherings
Writing Residencies
High School Scholarships
Emerging writers fellowship
And more...

 New members are always welcome!

Supporting writers of all genres & levels of expertise.

Click here to learn more


Writers Read/Hilltowns is now a meetup on Zoom!

See below for our Writers Night Out - online!