• 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

  • Wanted: Anonymous Storyteller

    Wanted: Anonymous Storyteller

    Many writers desire to see their name in print, but for those willing to stand just outside the spotlight lies the world of ghostwriting. Today the practice can be found everywhere from memoirs to blog posts. During the March meeting, …READ MORE
  • From Gutenberg to the iPhone: Protecting Intellectual Property

    From Gutenberg to the iPhone: Protecting Intellectual Property

    The intricacies of law can often be confusing. During the February Pensters meeting, guest speaker Mike Odom offered some tips for writers hoping to gain an understanding of copyright law. Odom opened the presentation by displaying a miniature of the …READ MORE
  • The One That Got Away – January Contest Winners

    The One That Got Away – January Contest Winners

    January 2017 Contest Topic:┬áThe one that got away Prose: First place: Linda F. Willing The One That Got Away Second place: Jordyn H. Ingram My Love That Got Away Honorable Mention: Beth Carrier The One That Got Away Honorable Mention:Glenda …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

From the Page to the Stage: Adding Passion to Your Poetry and Other Readings

April 8, 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.