• Celebrating Over Fifty Years

About

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

Meetings

All meetings with an educational speaker are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, they will be held at the University of South Alabama Baldwin County Campus in Fairhope, Alabama.

Events

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

Membership

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

Bookshelf

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

Contact

We would love to hear from you.

Latest News

  • In The Heat of the Afternoon Contest Winners

    In The Heat of the Afternoon Contest Winners

    "In the Heat of the Afternoon," the first contest of the season, is now in the books! Congrats to all the winners as well as a special thanks to speaker/judge Kara Martinez Bachman. Read More →READ MORE
  • Finding Humor

    Finding Humor

    Humor is a multifaceted tool in the writer’s arsenal. It first offers a point of connection, allowing readers a glimpse behind the curtain, where they find not a polished, published author, but a human being like themselves. In more difficult …READ MORE
  • And They’re Off!

    And They’re Off!

    It's a new season for Pensters! During the September 9th kickoff meeting, members and guests had the opportunity to catch up after a summer spent apart, before getting down to the business of a new year. President John Woods greeted …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

Writing Literary Fiction: Writing Commercial Fiction

November 11, 2017 @ 10:00am - 12:00 pm

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Unless otherwise noted, Penster monthly meetings will be held at the University of South Alabama Baldwin County Campus in Fairhope, Alabama.
Header photo by Joseph Brooke.