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Genre Groups


Please contact the groups for to see if they are adding members.


Kitchen Critique Group, an eclectic mix, meets in New Bern twice a month on Thursdays around 1 p.m. at Kitchen on Trent. At the moment, we are full up and still practicing social distancing so were meeting via Zoom. Contact Sarah Maury Swan: sarahmaury71@gmail.com


The Portkey Writers is for those who write picture books, early chapter books, middle-grade books, and young adult (YA). At the moments they are meeting monthly via Zoom. For more information contact Barbara McCreary at BLMAGM@verizon.net/ 252-773-0743


Coastal Poets critique meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cru Wine Bar in Beaufort, NC. Jo Ann Hoffman and Trish Sheppard are the contact people. Due to COVID restrictions, they are holding their monthly meetings online via Zoom until further notice. Contact Jo Ann at jhoffman410@nc.rr.com or Trish at trish197375@yahoo.com


Seascribes, a multi-genre group, meets on the 1st, via email and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 1:30 p.m. on Emerald Isle, though this year the group is meeting via Zoom. Except for June, July & August, when we meet in person or via Zoom once a month. Contact Lilia Klee liliawklee@gmail.com.


The Writers' Exchange, Beaufort NC hosts a disciplined 'On-The-Fly', Zoom Room critique, every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6 to 9 PM. Request an invitation to join at: thewritersXchange@aol.com. See us on Facebook at The Writers' Exchange Beaufort NC.