Writers Room, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, first and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Focus on short works — stand-alone short stories, memoirs, or essays (1,500 words or less per session). Moderator: Todd Greenwood. www.princetonlibrary.org/events/2014/04/writers-room-group-0.

Writing Workshop, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, first and third Thursdays, 7 p.m. Focus on longer works — novels, novellas, collections. Moderator: Don Donato. princetonlibrary.org/events/2015/08/writing-workshop.

Write Space, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St, second and fourth Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Moderator: K. Edwin Fritz. princetonlibrary.org/events/2015/07/write-space.

U.S. 1 Poets’ Cooperative, weekly meetings in various homes in the area. E-mail US1Poets@gmail.com to be notified of locations. www.us1poets.com.


Writers’ Exchange, Mercer County Library, Lawrence Branch, 2751 Brunswick Pike (formerly at Barnes & Noble), second Monday of the month, 7 p.m. Moderator: Ed Leefeldt. ed.leefeldt@gmail.com or called the library at 609-989-6922, ext. 23, or support@mcl.org.

Writing Fiction Workshop, Mercer County Library, Lawrence Branch, 2751 Brunswick Pike, second Thursdays, 1 p.m. Moderator: Donna Wolfe. 609-989-6920 lawprogs@mcl.org.

Creative Non-Fiction (formerly the Memoir Group), Mercer County Library, Lawrence Branch, 2751 Brunswick Pike, first Tuesday of month, 2 p.m. All other Tuesdays at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church. Moderators: Tony Athmejvar and Rodney Richards. www.mcl.org/branches/lawrbr.html.

Sharpening the Quill Writing Workshop, Acacia Restaurant, 2637 Main Street, one Saturday per month, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $85, reservations required. Next meetings are September 26, October 24, and December 5. Instructor: Lauren B. Davis. laurenbdavis.com/sharpening-the-quill-workshops/overview.

Delaware Valley Poets, first Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Mercer County Library, Lawrence Branch, 2751 Brunswick Pike. Coordinator: Pat Hardigree. www.delawarevalleypoets.org.


Plainsboro Library Writers, 9 Van Doren Street, last Monday of the month, 7 p.m. Co-moderators: Ed Leefeldt and Vanessa Johnson, www.lmxac.org/plainsboro/writers_group.html.

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Room at the Table (closed Membership), monthly at the home of a moderator in Princeton Junction. Moderators: Dawn Cohen and Vicki Weisfeld, vsk8s@hotmail.com.

Creative Writing Workshops, West Windsor Senior Center, 271 Clarksville Road, 609-799-9068.


Hamilton Creative Non-Fiction, Hamilton Free Public Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Way, Mondays at 1:30 p.m. Moderator: Rodney Richards, hamiltonnjpl.org/event/creative-non-fiction-writing-19/


New Jersey Writers’ Society Support Group, Mercer Library, Hopewell, 245 Pennington-Titusville Road, fourth Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Moderator: Karen Taylor-Ogren. 609-737-2610, www.mcl.org/branches/hopbr.html

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Twin Rivers Writers’ Group, Mercer Library, Twin Rivers Branch, one Saturday and one Monday per month. Moderator: Nancy Demme. 609-443-1880. www.mcl.org/branches/twnbr.html.

Flemington Writers Meetup, Hunterdon County Library, 314 State Highway 12, Flemington, First and Third Wednesdays). Organizers: Robert Castle and Edward Anthony Giambalvo. www.meetup.com/Flemington-Writing-Meetup/

New Jersey Screenwriters, monthly workshops in venues in New Brunswick. Co-organizers: Dan Swern and Bassam Kaddo, www.meetup.com/New-Jersey-Screenwriters.

Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers (formerly Garden State Horror Writers) Old Bridge Public Library, One Old Bridge Plaza. www.gshw.net.