2021 Books & Brews

Covid-19 Information: Per City of Moscow ordinance, masks must be worn inside the building. Beverages may be consumed outside on the patio. Join us to celebrate the close to the Palouse Writers Festival and the winners of our annual writing contest. During Books & Brews, workshop presenters and other participating …

Wanted: Self-Publishers

The Palouse Writers Guild will host its 2nd Annual Books & Brews event on Saturday, June 26, 2021. At this free, family-friendly event, authors can meet with the public and autograph their books. The event will be held at the 1912 Center, in Moscow, Idaho and will run from 5 …

PWG 2021 Writing Contests

Deadline Extended to FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2021. We are pleased to announce a new category for our annual writing contest!  In addition to the first chapter contest, the Palouse Chapter of the Idaho Writers League has joined with us to sponsor a short story contest. Anyone may enter the first …

Curbside NaNoWriMo

Despite NaNoWriMo being online this year, the Palouse Writers Guild is still encouraging local writers to connect and share. We have partnered with the Potlatch Public Library and Troy Public Library to host “Motivational Mondays” for those community members who wish to participate in a “curbside” NaNoWriMo program. Budding writers …

2020 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Palouse Writers Festival, First Chapter Contest Winners!   Icarus Never Flew ‘Round Here by Matthew Edwards (Boise, ID) First Place and Judge’s Choice Award   Valkyrie’s Cry by Sonya Bramwell (Genesee, ID) Second Place The Gold of Ghost Canyon by Kathy Baxter (Orofino, ID) Third Place …

Palouse Writers Festival

Registration for Zoom Workshops is now closed.   COVID-19 UPDATE:  Owing to new social distancing requirements, the number of available seats for each workshop has been reduced.  There will be six feet between all seats at the event.  Per 1912 Center policy, wearing a mask is strongly encouraged.  Masks will …

Call for Authors, April 2020

Independent Bookstore Day is a national party that takes place at indie bookstores all across the country. BookPeople of Moscow is more than just a store, it’s a community center passionate about bringing readers and writers together. To celebrate Independent Bookstore Day the Palouse Writers Guild is looking for 8 …

Workshop: Travel Writing

“Tell me all about your trip!” This request follows travelers as they head out into the world, and it’s one of the first things they hear when they return. When we leave our homes to explore the wider world, we feel compelled to bring home a memorable story. But putting …

PWG 2020 Writing Contest

2020 Writing Contest Rules The Palouse Writers Guild 2020 writing contest is open to all people regardless of whether they are members of the Palouse Writers Guild. Awards 1st Prize, $100 2nd Prize, $50 Book People Gift Card 3rd Prize, $25 Book People Gift Card PWG Writing Contest Rules Send …

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