• 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

  • An Interview with Ross Henry

    An Interview with Ross Henry

    Novelist Ross Henry has an adventure story he started at a NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) session in Houston in 2006. But his interest in writing goes back to his high school library where he sat next to a great …READ MORE
  • Finding the Right Way with a Little Luck

    Finding the Right Way with a Little Luck

    Following the release of her book “Fooling Around with Shakespeare,” author and Pensters member, Glenda Richmond Slater graciously agreed to sit down for an interview. The visit began with a good measure of Southern hospitality, a kettle on the stove …READ MORE
  • The Lie between the Truth

    The Lie between the Truth

    Fiction by definition is a lie, but according to guest speaker Marilyn Johnston the key to success comes in “sandwiching that lie between two truths.” In her presentation, “Giving Your Novel Its Best Start – and Its Best Shot,” she …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

The Mobile River: A Haul Ass Tour

October 8, 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.