Charlotte Writers Club supports the work of writers and promotes their development through education, recognition, and community in celebration of the written word.
For 100 years, the mission of the Charlotte Writers Club has been to create a supportive environment for writers in the greater Charlotte community. Today the CWC serves more than 300 members – poets, memoirists, writers of personal essays, short story writers, screenwriters, and novelists –who range in ability from beginners to some of the region’s best-known writers.
Founded in 1922 by Mrs. A.L. Kimball, the Charlotte Writers Club filled a much needed void. When Mrs. Kimball moved to the Charlotte area, she discovered that no writing club was available and set about starting one.
The club has grown considerably over the years and serves more than 300 members and a “branch” in the Lake Norman area — referred to as CWC North. CWC hosts several meetings/events each season in Charlotte and Davidson. For more information on CWC, visit the History page.
As a member of The Charlotte Writers Club, you will enjoy:
Membership dues are $35 for individuals, and $20 for full-time students. Guests are welcome to attend up to two general meetings before deciding to join. If you would like to help support the CWC, please consider becoming a Benefactor of The Charlotte Writers Club with a donation of $100+. Visit our Membership page for more details.
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