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Lake Superior Writers supports the artistic development of writers and fosters a vibrant literary arts community in northeastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin.

LSW-logo-webWe have over 200 members across the Arrowhead region of Minnesota and northern Wisconsin, and we welcome all who are interested in meeting writers and learning more about the craft. We offer resources for creative writers at all levels, including: writing workshops, writing groups, a monthly online newsletter NorthWords and an annual writing contest. Join us to learn, connect with fellow writers, participate in readings, join a writing group, see what’s happening on the Northland’s literary scene and learn about contests and other opportunities in our region and across the country! Basic Membership is $35 annually; check out our membership page to learn more–pay by credit card or download a membership form which you can mail to us with a check. Thank you so much for your support!


Lake Superior Writers
P.O. Box 3034
Duluth, Minnesota 55803

Our office and meeting room are located in the Board of Trade Building, 301 West First Street, Suite 308 in downtown Duluth.

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To send items for the monthly newsletter NorthWords, including calls for submissions, publication announcements, and area literary events, please email

Lake Superior Writers prohibits discrimination in its programs, membership, and board of directors on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, or family status. Lake Superior Writers is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 status.

2018-2019 Lake Superior Writers Board of Directors

Maddie Cohen, Chair
Brooks Johnson, Vice Chair, Contest Chair
Robb Enslin, Treasurer
Linda Conradi, Membership Chair
Jenna Kowaleski, Program Chair
Christopher Pascone
Felicia Schneiderhan, Social Media Chair

Gail Trowbridge, Administrator
Joseph Schwartz, Intern