Denver Woman's Press Club

Where Professional Women Writers Connect

Since 1898, the club has provided a gathering place for professional women newspaper journalists and published authors to organize, socialize, and earn a living through writing.

Welcome, Writers!

The Denver Woman’s Press Club offers a gathering place for writers by promoting friendships, providing moral support, and encouraging skills and confidence through our many social, philanthropic, and educational events. If you are a professional writer, we invite you to join us at one of our upcoming events!

Upcoming Events

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March 2024

Celebrate DWPC’s 126th Birthday and Women’s History Month

Join us Saturday, March 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the clubhouse for a delightful Afternoon Tea featuring Anita Jepson-Gilbert’s Maria and the Stars of Nazca, her bi-lingual true children’s story of Dr. Maria Reiche, the German scientist who mapped and interpreted the Nazca Lines in the southern desert of Peru from the air. Her work […]
16 Mar
2:00 pm4:00 pm
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203

Open Mic and Happy Hour at the Clubhouse | March 2024

Please join us for Open Mic Happy Hour from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024. Bring a friend! This is open to members and non-members alike. Grab a drink and a snack, then take the mic to read something rough or share a published piece. Or come to support those who read. […]
22 Mar
5:00 pm7:00 pm
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203

Women — Inventors of Writing? Talk by Sharon Coggan

New theories point to women as the original inventors of writing itself. Come and enjoy a fun and informative talk on this fascinating topic by our member Dr. Sharon L. Coggan from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28. The presentation will highlight historical, literary, epigraphic, artistic and linguistic evidence of societies ruled by ancient […]
28 Mar
5:00 pm7:00 pm
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203
April 2024

Open Mic and Happy Hour at the Clubhouse | April 2024

Please join us for Open Mic Happy Hour from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2024. Bring a friend! This is open to members and non-members alike. Grab a drink and a snack, then take the mic to read something rough or share a published piece. Or come to support those who read. […]
19 Apr
5:00 pm7:00 pm
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203
May 2024

Open Mic and Happy Hour at the Clubhouse | May 2024

Please join us for Open Mic Happy Hour from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2024. Bring a friend! This is open to members and non-members alike. Grab a drink and a snack, then take the mic to read something rough or share a published piece. Or come to support those who read. […]
17 May
5:00 pm7:00 pm
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203
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DWPC is still going strong: More than 200 members after more than 100 years

Unknown Writers’ Contest

The Unknown Writers’ Contest is an annual contest open to Colorado writers who have never been paid for their writing. Cash prizes are offered in the categories of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. In addition to the chance to win a prize, each entry receives written comments from professional writers who are members of the club. Click here for more information on the Unknown Writers’ Contest.

Since 1898, the club has provided a gathering place for professional women newspaper journalists and published authors to organize, socialize, and earn a living through writing. Until that time, there had been no other such place for professional women writers. 

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In the 1980s, the club broadened its membership to include publicists and other allied professions. Today, the Denver Woman’s Press Club honors its heritage by promoting professional development and providing support to members through educational, social, and philanthropic means.

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Are you a reporter, editor, publicist, freelance writer, poet, author, or communications professional? We are a professional membership organization that supports women in journalism, media, communications, and literary fields. Your membership includes access to networking opportunities, writing workshops and seminars, and participation in a historic organization of women writers.