• 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

  • October 2017 Contest Winners

    October 2017 Contest Winners

    October’s topic was: “A Justifiable Sin.” Pensters would like to offer a special thanks to Dr. Jerry Blacklaw for serving as guest judge. Congrats to all the winners! Prose: First Place: Joy Sterling I Cannot Tell a Lie, Except Second …READ MORE
  • The Creative Journey: Pursuing the Dream

    The Creative Journey: Pursuing the Dream

    “If you want to be writers, the question is what are you currently writing?” With a voice that evidenced his thirty years spent as a Presbyterian minister, Dr. Jerry Blacklaw encouraged Pensters and guests to continually practice their craft through …READ MORE
  • 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

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 2017

December 9, 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.