What is the BWA?

The Boulder Writers Alliance is a nonprofit organization of communication professionals in Boulder, Colorado.

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Need writing and publishing advice? Keep up to date on our events and member blogs.

New features and content for members

BWA Members can access our archive of videos, slides, and notes from recent events. See what’s new!

Right Now at BWA

Attend one of our free events to see if joining BWA is right for you.

Find a Writer

Find the BWA professional to help you with your next project or marketing campaign.

Join Us!

Find out more about why you should become a BWA member today!

BWA Social - Chautauqua Cafe Thursday Aug 15 - 6-8pm

Join us for BWA’s annual summer social – meet fellow members and guests, enjoy the food, and take in the view!

Let us know in advance you’ve published any artistic work since last year’s social, such as prose or verse of any genre, or even written and published or performed music, plays, etc.

Buffet dinner and cash bar | Adults only – Boulder casual | Purchased tickets required

Writers Who Read

The September book for Writers Who Read is Rebecca Yarros’s 2023 novel, Fourth Wing.
Every month we dissect a novel written within the past 18 months with the purpose of understanding how the author did what they did, so that we can learn new techniques to apply to our own writing. Podcasts of past novels are here.

Currently at BWA – Creative Writer’s Critique Group

Rolin Geronsin and Christopher Macor are the new organizers of BWA’s Creative Writer’s Critique Group Meetup. Join Rolin and Christopher at the Boulder Public Library for their critique group, but please RSVP in advance on our meetup site, as space is limited.

Sample BWA Presentation

BWA presentations are made available exclusively to members for their future reference. Here’s a recent example from a BWA meeting in March of 2019:

Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget – Debra Jason

Opportunities in Education, Networking, and Marketing

BWA provides educational programs, social and other events, and an online forum for both members and non-members.

We also offer members marketing opportunities through a listing in our Find A Writer database, through exclusive job postings, and our private members-only e-mail list. Join BWA to take advantage of these membership benefits.

How to Follow BWA

Follow the Boulder Writers Alliance on Facebook  and Twitter. Also join BWA’s new Meetup group to keep informed about events.

Subscribe and discuss. If you are not already participating in the BWA Forum, subscribe by sending an email to public+subscribe@bwa.groups.io, then follow any prompts.  There you can post event announcements, industry news, questions and answers, writing tips, and anything else of interest to our community.

For more information on career-building volunteer openings, email  volunteers@bwa.org. Help out, gain a new skill. We’ll even provide the training.

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