​​​2024 Programs:

March: Mark your calendar now for March 23, 2024, at 8:30 am at First Baptist Church dining room, N. 2nd and Hickory downtown.  More information under Workshop tab above.

Our dual speakers will present a hands-on Workshop that should provide fun and encouragement to beginning as well as seasoned writers.

Priscilla Bettis is a horror author and also writes Christian fiction under Very Day.  She has poetry in various anthologies and a trilogy called Tulip Texas Cozy Mystery

Shann Tajiah is an award-winning poet, photographer and author of Scraps of Love: Poetry from the Darkest Night.  She has also written a Biblical fantasy - The Shaloma.

More bio information can be found under the Workshop tab.

April 25, 2024:  Burgess "Bird" Heslep Thomas has been involved in the Abilene art scene since 1999. Even if you don't know her personally, you have likely seen her around Abilene's monthly ArtWalk and The Center for Contemporary Arts or other art events around town.

She calls herself a Creator/Curator/Chronicler.  

Join us as she shares her interests and what she is chronicling at the moment!

May 23, 2024: Join us a members and guests are invited to read/share some of their writing with everyone.  It is always such a pleasure to learn and hear the diversity of our writers!

Monthly Meetings

Every 4th Thursday at 7:00 P.M.

Except-- 3rd Thursday in


 No meeting in December

Rose Park Senior Center
Classroom B
2625 South 7th
Abilene, Texas 79605

               Visitors Welcome!


Objectives:   To study methods of writing and research,
      To develop our talents as writers,
          To promote interest in writing, and
                       To encourage our fellow writers at all times

The Abilene Writers Guild will celebrate its 55h anniversary in May 2024!  

We look forward to seeing you at our future meetings!  AWG desires to present interesting, informative, fun meetings where anyone can learn more about writing.   

While AWG operates on a limited budget, our speakers receive a small honorarium and a one-year membership.  We also have specific monthly meeting dates and times for which speakers must be available.

​Visitors are always welcome!