Boulder Media Women A networking group for professional women who work with words and images — primarily in the NONFICTION realm.
Boulder Writers Alliance (BWA) A nonprofit organization of communications professionals in Boulder and throughout Colorado. The BWA provides education, networking, and marketing opportunities for members.
Boulder Writing Studio Promotes the art and craft of writing through writing workshops, community events, and youth programs in Boulder and its neighboring communities.
Colorado Association of Libraries An association formed to improve library services to the people of Colorado, to foster professional development of its members, and to encourage the effective utilization of information literacy in all libraries.
Colorado Authors League Incorporated in 1932, to "foster the art and craft of authorship," CAL is one of the oldest professional writers' organizations in the western United States.
Colorado Center for the Book The Center is affiliated with the Library of Congress Center for the Book, a national center created to stimulate public interest in reading, books and libraries. The Colorado Center for the Book operates as a program of the Colorado Endowment for Humanities.
Colorado Poets Center An on-line directory of writers who have published poetry and who live and work in Colorado or have strong ties to the state.
Denver Press Club A journalism tradition in Denver that stretches back to 1884, the Club is a meeting place for journalists to socialize, gossip, swap ideas and stories.
Denver Woman's Press Club The club brings together over 200 writers of all backgrounds-- journalists, corporate and mass communications professionals, business and trade writers, public relations specialists, grant writers, poets, novelists, freelancers, educators and historians.
Lighthouse Writers Workshop An independent creative writing school in Denver, founded and operated by working writers and university-level teachers of writing.
National League of American Pen Women, Denver The National League of American Pen Women was founded in 1897 as an alternative to the (then) all-male National Press Club. Since its founding the club has brought together women journalists, authors and illustrators for mutual benefits and the strength that comes of union. There is also a Pikes Peak chapter of this group in Colorado Springs.
Naropa University Sponsors the Summer Writing Program, a four week program open to all interested participants for non-credit and part of the University's MFA in Creative Writing.
Pikes Peak Writers Conference A Colorado Springs based group that exists to promote and produce literary events, provide an educational forum for the study of the craft of writing, serve and promote the literary arts and demonstrate the relevance of those arts to contemporary life and culture. Known for their annual conference and writing contest.
Publishers Association of the West A non-profit trade association dedicated to serving its members by creating a forum for the discussion of publishing issues, facilitating the exchange of ideas among its members, offering cooperative marketing opportunities, recognizing outstanding achievements in publishing, increasing its members exposure in the publishing industry.
Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Book Fair An organization of used and rare book-dealers in the Rocky Mountain West, dedicated to stimulating book collecting, promoting ethical trade in all facets of the antiquarian book business, and educating the public in the field of antiquarian books.
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers A non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and educating writers seeking publication in commercial fiction.
Romance Writers of American - Colorado Romance Writers Focused on comprehensive programs structured to give members the tools they need not only to become published, but to establish a career in romantic/women's fiction. It is-metro Denver's oldest romance writing organization, affiliated with RWA.
Romance Writers of America - Pikes Peak Romance Writers A chapter of RWA that meets to exchange market news, writing tips, and provide support and encouragement to members, published and unpublished writers focused on writing romantic fiction. The mission is to promote excellence in romantic fiction through the support and education of our members.