• Celebrating Over Fifty Years


Founded May 22, 1965 by Frances Durham the purpose of the Pensters is to “improve craftsmanship and to promote marketing of member’s work.”.


All meetings are free and open to the public. Meetings will be held at the Giddens Room of the Fairhope Library: 501 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532


Check our calendar for upcoming events. If you would like to speak at one of our monthly meetings, please contact us to discuss availability!


Members are eligible to compete in monthly writing contests. Other benefits include: e-newsletter, e-yearbook, and a link on our Bookshelf page.


Browse links to our member’s websites and other helpful organizations.


We would love to hear from you.

Latest News

  • New Season, New Location!

    New Season, New Location!

    This season’s kickoff meeting will look a little different when we gather on September 11th at 10:00am. We will be in our new location in the Giddens Room of the Fairhope Library. We look forward to welcoming members and guests …READ MORE
  • March 2021 Contest Winners

    March 2021 Contest Winners

    Speaker/Judge: Kaiden ChristieContest Prompt: The Strange Looking House on the Corner PoetryFirst place: Becky Brunson Locked AwaySecond place: Suzanne Barnhill Joy on the Corner ProseFirst place: Victoria Everette Second place: Larry Wilson  The Kingston HouseHonorable mention: Sonya Bennett Purple Door, Purple …READ MORE
  • Right Place, Right Time – February Contest Winners

    Right Place, Right Time – February Contest Winners

    Speaker/Judge:  Alodia Arnold PoetryFirst place: Rosanne Gulisano                  Title: The Bath ProseFirst place: Larry Wilson  Title: Bailey Second place: Glenda Slater Title: Right on Time Honorable mention: Carol Robbins Hull Title: Right time, Wrong …READ MORE

Be a Guest Speaker

Are you interested in speaking at an upcoming meeting? We would love to talk to you about the opportunity. Contact us at: info@pensterswritinggroup.com.

Join Us At Our Next Meeting

September 11th @ 10:00am in the Giddens Room at the Fairhope Library 501 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532. We will also be on Zoom for those who wish to join us online. If you plan to attend in person, don't forget to mask up out of respect for the Library.

All meetings are free and open to the public. Members, check your email for Zoom link! Guests email: for details.

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Header photo by Joseph Brooke.