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In 2021 the Palm Springs Writers Guild launches its new Scholarship Program for Student Writers. This new program aims to offer multiple $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors graduating in spring '22 who have demonstrated a keen interest in and talent for writing.

On April 8, 2021 the PSWG will host a virtual fundraiser in support of this exciting new Program. It will be a fun and exciting evening in support of a great cause. Please mark your calendars to join us! Or Donate Now. Thank You!

Critique Groups

Critique Groups are touted by many members to be the best benefit of membership. The guiding principle of the group is to critique, not criticize. We are here to help, not tear down. We are here not to change your unique writing style, but to help you strengthen itLearn More... 


The Palm Springs Writers Guild offers several types of contests throughout the program season. Most contest winners will receive a prize of some denomination. For experienced writers, this may also be an opportunity for creative challenge by writing outside of his/her genre. Learn More... 

Our Mission

The Palm Springs Writers Guild encourages, develops, and supports aspiring and established Coachella Valley writers. We aim to provide both aspirational and functional guidance through informational and experiential programs to all levels of writers, based in a philosophy of inclusion and respect for the diversity of our membership. Learn More... 

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2020-2021 Season Events

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Additional Benefits

Member Website Directory with Profile Page

Email Reminders for Contests, Meetings & Events

Volunteer Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Critique Groups

Monthly Networking and Meetings of Valley writers

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Palm Desert, CA 92260