Portland Area Critique Groups & Writers Groups

Looking for a critique group or a writing group in or near Portland, Oregon? Want to expand your critique group or start a new one? You’re in the right place! Check out the info below to get started.

Last updated: October 2019.

Submit your group’s info here (or scroll down to find the form).


Genre: Fiction
Meeting Place: Computer terminals
Meeting Day: Weekly
Contact Person: Rick George, rickegeorge75 [at] gmail [dot] com

The Published Fiction Author’s Critique Group

Genre: Fiction (Adventure, Suspense, Historical, Thriller, and “adjacent” genres)
Meeting Place: Two Rivers Books, Portland (St. Johns neighborhood)
Meeting: Monthly (7:30-9pm, date TBD, beginning Jan 2020)
Contact: taylor.zajonc [at] gmail [dot] com
Are you a published (or unpublished but agent-represented) fiction author? This monthly event will include manuscript critiques, networking and open-ended discussion on various aspects of the publishing industry
Local author Taylor Zajonc will organize and help facilitate the group-led meeting. He is the author of seven published books and is the winner of the 2018 Clive Cussler “Grandmaster” Adventure Writers Competition, the 13th Annual National Indie Excellence Award (Action/Adventure category), IPPY Independent Publisher Book Award (Suspense/Thriller category, silver winner) and was a finalist for the 2019 Oregon Book Awards (Ken Kesey Award for Fiction).

Interested in starting a critique group? Complete this form.

Also available here (same form).

Questions? Comments?

Contact the Portland Chapter at: pdx [at] willamettewriters [dot] org.