• 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

  • You’re Invited!

    You’re Invited!

    Join us for “How to Herd Cats: A Primer for Taking a Historical Writing Project from Concept to Reality.” Guest Speaker Mike Bunn will address the Pensters Writing Group on February 12th at 10am at the Fairhope Library.Read More →READ MORE
  • December Meeting

    December Meeting

    We invite you to attend the Pensters meeting this Saturday at the Unitarian Fellowship (1150 Fairhope Ave – across from the Courthouse). Meeting is 10am till noon. Pensters is Baldwin County’s oldest writing group. Please join us – the meeting …READ MORE
  • 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

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 10 @ 10:00am at the Fairhope Public Library.

All meetings are free and open to the public.

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Header photo by Joseph Brooke.