• 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

  • Writing for Children: A Guided Tour

    Writing for Children: A Guided Tour

    You must write for children the same way you do for adults only better,” author and guest speaker Carrie Dalby Cox shared the quote by Maxim Gorky as she began Saturday’s presentation: Kid Lit 101. “Kids aren’t going to stick …READ MORE
  • October Contest Winners

    October Contest Winners

    The prompt “Dubious Intentions” brought out all manner of plots and twists for last month’s contest. Congrats to the winners as well as a special thanks to guest judge John Sledge! Prose: First place: Linda F. Willing Night Shift Second place: Becky …READ MORE
  • Trying to Net a Will-o’-the-Wisp

    Trying to Net a Will-o’-the-Wisp

    If you read Ken’s report of his interview with Pensters president Mavis Jarrell, you know that Ken has a whimsical turn of mind and a metaphorical turn of phrase. These qualities are also evident in his poetry, which is succinct …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

Holiday Celebration

December 10, 2016 @ 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.