We’re the Idaho Writers Guild — offering professional networking and educational opportunities as diverse as the writers who join it. In addition to serving as a networking resource for writers wishing to become actively involved in the writing community, the IWG plans and develops programs to aid writers. Our membership reflects all genres and mediums.
We’re a community-based literary arts organization promoting education in the community by hosting public programs and projects, including author readings, workshops on a broad spectrum of topics, writing contests, and conferences of interest to writers and readers of all genres.
Writers of all genres are eligible for membership. Members receive discounts to IWG workshops and events, and an online newsletter. Roster members, additionally, are sent requests that IWG occasionally receives for paid work and speaking engagements.

November 8th Workshop

Don't miss our all-day writing workshop with Larry Brooks. 
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Idaho Writers Rendezvous


Don't miss Idaho's Premier Writers Conference!
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Board Members

The Guild is run by a seven-member volunteer Board, elected annually by the membership. The current IWG Board:  

  • Doug Copsey, President
  • Elaine Ambrose, Events & Marketing
  • Joanne Pence, Memberships, Registrations, and Job Postings
  • Sherry Briscoe, Contests, Wordplay, and Rendezvous Newsletter
  • Christy Hovey, Social Media Marketing & Newsletter
  • Merilee Marsh, Marketing & Literary Luncheon
  • Gretchen Mullins, Accounting & Registrations
  • A.K. Turner, Book Club & Websites
  • Bruce Delaney, Consulting Board Member
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Contact us at info@idahowritersguild.com.