June Meeting

Come join us at the Rome/Floyd County Public Library for our June meeting.


We are expecting guest speakers Danny and Wanda Pelfrey. Check out their latest book and get a chance to talk with Danny and Wanda.

Food, books, readings, and fun.

Don’t forget to bring your 500 word or less flash fiction story to read.

Next meeting is November 10.

The next meeting of the Rome Area writers will be Thursday, November 10 in the Etowah room of the Rome/Floyd County Library. Novelist Bryan Powell will be our speaker. Bryan not only has authored a number of Christian Fiction/Political Fiction novels, but also has composed/arranged music with eighty choral works to his credit. From his years of experience as an author, Bryan will be speaking to us on the topic of marketing. His presentation, “Marketing is Murder” will be of interest to anyone who has a book or is looking to have a book published.

The Rome Art Coterie and Rome Area Writers Collaboration

The yearly collaboration between the Rome Art Coterie and Rome Area Writers will take place Tuesday October 11 in the Coosa Room at the library 6 to 8 p.m. The prompt is Façade. The visual artists and literary artists will create works based on this prompt. It’s free, open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Please note that this meeting will be the October meeting for Rome Area Writers. We will NOT meet on the second Thursday of October.

Next Meeting September 8th!

The next meeting of the Rome Area Writers will be on September 8th at 6 p.m. We will meet in the Etowah Room of the Rome-Floyd County Library. Joe Cook, local author and advocate of the Coosa River Basin Initiative, will discuss his latest published book about the Broad River. Members will also share their stories, poems or essays on this month’s prompt, “Labor.” The meeting is open to the public.

Anthology Submissions

The deadline for submissions to our 16th Lavender Mountain Anthology is September 8. All paid members of RAW are encouraged to submit something. If you want to know more, come to our next meeting August 11! We will meet at 6:00, in the Etowah room of the Rome/Floyd Library.