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DuPage Writers Group

DuPage Writers Group

The DuPage Writers Group is a vibrant, not-for-profit writing group which meets to nurture the potential of writers at all levels. We are dedicated to encouraging the creative voice in each person by bringing out the positive spirit and producing edifying writing to be shared with others.

The group was formed in 2004 by writers Carol Neumann and Rose Calkins, who met while taking writing classes at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Meetings are held at the Bartlett Public Library and the Carol Stream Public Library. The literary journal is published to honor our members’ work by sharing it with our communities. We do not welcome gratuitous violence, language, or sexual content. We would like to give special thanks to the Bartlett Public Library and the Carol Stream Public Library for their continuing support.

We celebrate the works of our members by sharing their stories, poems, photography, songs, and art work. We focus on the theme of “positivity,” which honors love, travel, family, pets, health, friendship, special places, wonder, happiness, and joy.

Due to the COVID 19 crisis we are holding Zoom Meetings on the second Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 pm. Rose Calkins will send our members emails containing the Zoom link and information on how to use it. We have recently published our 18th volume of our Possibilities Journal.

During our meetings we also like to take five to ten minutes to act on a Writing Prompt. That writing prompt might be one, two, or t ... view more »

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