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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September 2023
October 2023

Colorado Authors Autumn Tea

Fall is here and it’s time to fall into books at the Colorado Authors Autumn Tea. AuthorYOU and the Denver Woman’s Press Club will feature over a dozen Colorado authors. Meet them … hear them … get their signed books for your enjoyment and gifting. The Autumn Author’s Tea is slated for Saturday afternoon, October […]
14 Oct
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Denver Woman's Press Club
1325 Logan St., Denver, CO 80203

Prudery, Polygamy & Politics: Joan Jacobson Book Launch

Prudery, Polygamy & Politics: Dr. Martha Cannon of Utah – Book Launch October 21 at 4 p.m. Sorry, Colorado. Helen Ring Robinson was not the first female state senator elected in nation.* The first woman state senator was the polygamous wife Dr. Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah, who ran against her husband and beat him […]
21 Oct
4:00 pm6:00 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.

JOIN DENVER WOMAN'S PRESS CLUB

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.