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The League of Vermont Writers (LVW) is open to all who make writing a part of their lives. We offer encouragement, motivation, and networking opportunities to writers with a broad range of writing experience. You do not need to be published to join. Visit our Membership Page for more information about benefits and fees.

Founded in 1929, LVW's mission is to:

  • Help writers develop their skills
  • Promote responsible and ethical writing and writing practices
  • Increase communication between professional writers and publishers
  • Promote an enduring appreciation for the power of the word


Saturday, January 23, 2016 for Annual Meeting -- at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burington.


The League's mailing address is: PO Box 5046, Burlington, VT 05401

ALSO, our Manuscript Critique Service has a new address:

Sharon Putnam, Coordinator, 108 Waterford Lane, No. Springfield, VT 05150

(802) 886-6311, whiskersink@vermontel.net

Registration is open now for the LVW

Winter Program & Annual Business Meeting

When: Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Where:  DoubleTree Hotel, Williston Road, South Burlington

Time: 8:30 a.m. (sign-in) - 3:00 (end of Program)

Special Wine Social: 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Cash Bar

The theme of the day is "Writing to Heal and Finding Your Authentic Voice"

See Program schedule and details

in our newsletter: January 2016 edition of League Lines here


Sarah Bartlett on "Writing to Heal(th): Creating Safe Circles,"

Gary Miller on "Writers for Recovery: A New Approach to Treating Addiction,"

Dr. Paul Foxman on "Dancing with Fear: How a Psychologist Writing to Heal from Anxiety Became a Best-Selling Author and International Speaker."

A Bonus Presentation and Workshop for non-members who will not attend our Annual Meeting will be conducted by League member Annalisa Parent.

AND, we've arranged for a Post Meeting Get Together with Cash Bar for socializing and networking at the end of the day.


Pay by credit card using the

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Or download the mail-in registration form here.

Fee (includes morning refreshments and catered lunch):

Members, $45

Non-members, $55

Detailed information will is in the January edition of League Lines sent to all members, and posted here.


LVW Events - League of Vermont Writers

Changes Proposed

The board of directors of the League of Vermont Writers proposes the following revisions to the
bylaws. The amended bylaws will be presented to the membership at the annual business
meeting at the Jan. 23, 2016 League of Vermont Writers meeting. A vote of two-thirds (2/3) of
the members present will be required to amend and accept these bylaws.

[See full text of proposed changes HERE]

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THE VERMONT TRADITION grapples energetically with the basic problem of human conduct...how to reconcile the needs of the group, of which every man or woman is a member,..with the craving for individual freedom to be what he really is.

—Dorothy Canfield Fisher, 1953