The Aventura Group
Group leader: Stacy Davids
Contact info: email@example.com
Date this form was submitted: 1-18-18
When, where, and how often the group meets: The first Monday of each month. 7 – 9:30 PM. Currently, we meet in North Miami Beach. Email the group leader for specific location info.
Members in group: 6 to 10+ regularly attend.
Open to new members? Yes.
What to bring to meetings: Picture books: One manuscript. Novels and other lengthy manuscripts: Up to 10 double-spaced pages. Attendees may bring copies of their manuscripts for others to write on.
Focus/Genres: To receive and provide feedback on manuscripts prior to submitting to agents and editors. From Picture books to YA novels, including fiction and nonfiction.
Miami Critique Group: Writing for Children
Group leaders: Silvia Lopez and Marta Magellan
PB-only group (including short early readers): firstname.lastname@example.org
PB-MG group: email@example.com
Date this form was submitted: November 5, 2019
Picture Book to Middle Grade group meets bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 10:30 AM Location: West Dade Regional Library, 9445 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33165
PB only group meets bi-weekly on Thursdays at 7 PM Location: Coral Gables Congregational Church 3010 De Soto Blvd
Contact Marta or Silvia.
Open to anyone who is interested in writing for children from Picture Books (PB) to Middle Grade (MG), both fiction and nonfiction. Must attend two meetings before having a manuscript critiqued.
Middle Grade and Chapter Book Writer’s Critique Group
Group Leaders: Paul Kurtz and Donna Kurtz
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date this form was submitted: 2-21-19
When, where, and how often the group meets: alternate Mondays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shenandoah Library, 2111 SW 19 St., Miami
Contact Paul for dates
Members in group: 10
Open to new members: Yes. Must visit two times as guest before reading
What to bring to meetings: Members bring 10 double-spaced pages of their manuscript
Focus/Genres: MG and Chapter Books
Spanish Critique Group
Group leaders: Nydia Buch / Cristina Keller
Date this form was submitted: January 21st, 2019
When, where, and how often the group meets: The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Coral Gables Congregational Church–3010 De Soto Blvd Coral Gables, Fl 33134
Members in group: 8
Open to new members? Yes
What to bring to meetings: persons who are reading bring 6 copies; persons who are displaying illustrations, bring the illustrations.
Focus/Genres: We are open to all fiction and nonfiction picture book writers and illustrators.