Mark Wayne Allen: Award-Winning Author, Inspirational Speaker, Computer Expert, Business & Political Advisor
Peggy A Borel: Published Author, Freelance Artist & Illustrator
Angie Kay Dilmore: Freelance writer and managing editor at Thrive magazine
Marcia Dutton: With a part-time editor I am working on a collection of stories which include humorous satiations during my 27 years abroad.
Jessica Ferguson: Author of several novels and novellas, and is a staff writer for Southern Writers Magazine
Shontessa Hine: 'Tesa' Hine loves to read!
William Krielow; Father, Family Man, Aspiring Author
Linda Leonard: Award-Winning Author, Editor, Publishing Assistant, Speaker & Life Coach
Jaylon Martin; Author of the Black Star series
Deborah Sonnier: AKA Taylor Anne Romance Author, Intense Romance full of Intrigue
Pamela S Thibodeaux; Award-Winning Author, Editor, Speaker, Promotions Expert & Life Coach
Linda Hebert Todd; Award-Winning Author of Poetry and Prose from the Bayous of Louisiana
Rachel Windham; Published Author, Blogger, Section Leader, Independent Market Partner, Lover of God & Family.
Monthly Meetings are at the Central Library, 301 W. Claude Street, Lake Charles, LA. We meet on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon unless the regular meeting day falls on a holiday. After our meetings, we adjourn to a local restaurant for good food and fellowship.
BWG also has 2 active Critique Groups that meet at different times.
All paid members are welcome (and encouraged) to join.
Monday 7pm @ Panera Bread on Nelson Rd.
Thursday 10 am @ Stellar Beans on Ryan St.
Download, print and fill out the BAYOU WRITERS GROUP MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION 2019 (below).
You can turn it in at one of our meetings or mail it (with your check) to:
Bayou Writers’ Group
Attn: Membership CoOrdinator
P.O. Box 1402
Lake Charles, LA 70602
OR Pay Via PayPal using the option below
Membership Fee is $25.00 per year. If paid in January – June = $25.
If paid in July – Dec. = $12.50 All memberships expire Dec. 31 of current year.
*Please note that a transaction fee of $1.00 will be added if paid online.
(Can't afford the dues? Check out our Scholarship Application below!)
If you or someone you know would benefit from attending our annual conference OR joining our group but can't afford the fees, Bayou Writers Group issues up to 4 scholarships annually (2 membership & 2 conference). Download and complete the application and either mail or email according to the directions.