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The League of Vermont Writers (LVW) is open to all who make writing a part of their lives. We offer encouragement, motivation, and networking opportunities to writers with a broad range of writing experience. You do not need to be published to join. Visit our Membership Page for more information about benefits and fees. [BE AWARE, if you have an old email address for us, please update your email service to reflect our full address: lvw@leagueofvermontwriters.org. Thanks.]

Founded in 1929, LVW's mission is to:

  • Help writers develop their skills
  • Promote responsible and ethical writing and writing practices
  • Increase communication between professional writers and publishers
  • Promote an enduring appreciation for the power of the word


Save the Date for our January 2017 Winter Program and Annual Meeting:

Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1117 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT


To contact us:

The League's mailing address is: PO Box 5046, Burlington, VT 05402

ALSO, our Manuscript Critique Service has a new address:

Sharon Putnam, Coordinator, 108 Waterford Lane, No. Springfield, VT 05150

(802) 886-6311, whiskersink@vermontel.net


Our Fall Program is in Middlebury this year

at Two Brothers Tavern, 86 Main Street, Middlebury

And we have literally (yes, "literally")

Something for everyone on the agenda!


William Notte on manuscript submission.

Amy Patricia Meade on weaving research into mystery novels.

Annalisa C. Parent on maximizing your author platform.

Jensen Beach on creating effective tension and subtext in fiction.

Nancy Means Wright and Ruth Wallace-Brodeur on publishing fiction in, Oh, so many ways!

We'll post more shortly, but right NOW, you can read all about the program in the

September League Lines newsletter here.

Find our mail in registration form here.

Or go to our Shopping Cart here to register using a credit card.




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THE VERMONT TRADITION grapples energetically with the basic problem of human conduct...how to reconcile the needs of the group, of which every man or woman is a member,..with the craving for individual freedom to be what he really is.

—Dorothy Canfield Fisher, 1953