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Winston-Salem Writers is open to writers from any region who work in any genre — novice or seasoned, published or unpublished.  When you join/renew as a member for $40, you’ll be able to access exclusive member benefits. 


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The Yarn Spinners Critique Group





Member Portal access, where you can create a profile, view other members’ profiles, participate in forums and groups, and more!

Attend for free the Three-in-a-Row

January workshops

Get discounts on workshops and contests 

Join one or more critique groups

Showcase your book(s) on our website and at

Bookmarks for 4 on 4th

Announce your publications and awards in the Member News section of our newsletter
Network with other writers at our  Writers Around Town


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From the Page Author Showcase
at Bookmarks Bookstore

Read at the free monthly open mic nights

Attend the 10-Minute Play Festival

Listen to free author readings at Bookmarks at

From the Page Author Showcase

Enter our contests (for a fee)

Take our workshops (for a fee)

Subscribe to our free monthly newsletter, with

upcoming events, member news, and more

STOP! Before you purchase a membership:

Be aware that memberships begin on Jan. 1 and end on Dec. 31.


If you received the special code at our Bookmarks Festival table, click on “2023 Membership” and enter the code during checkout. The special code is good through Sept. 30, 2023 and gives you three months free (Oct-Dec 2023) with the purchase of a 2024 membership.


Renewing members should buy their 2024 memberships before Dec. 31, 2023 to have no interruption in member benefits. Membership dues for 2024 will remain $40.


To pay by check, mail to:

WSW Treasurer

P.O. Box 24442

Winston Salem NC 27114.

Please include your email address, if you have one.

If you have questions, please email:


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