Rochester Writers serves local authors and freelance writers by hosting groups, contests, and conferences.


Farmington Author & Book Festival

Rochester Writers will be in Tent 5 with some of our local writers at the Farmington Author & Book Festival (FAB), a collaboration between KickstART Farmington and the Farmington Community Library. The FAB festival will debut June 3, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., during Art on the Grand in downtown Farmington and will feature author readings, book signings, discussions, workshops, and more, along with a book marketplace offering publications by area authors and publishers.

Local Author Book Sale – During Sterlingfest

Rochester Writers will have Two Tables with some of our local writers at the annual Local Author Book Sale, July 29, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m during Sterlingfest. Located outside the Sterling Heights Public Library, just steps from the Sterlingfest Arts and Craft Fair.

Freelance Writers’ Group – Third Tuesday of the Month

The Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group meets virtually on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Different topics and guests each month, however the main conversation is always about the Business of Writing (this is NOT a critique group). Join our email list to get invited to attend on Zoom.

5th Annual Rochester Author Fair – Applications OPEN

Held at the Rochester Hills Public Library on November 25, 2023

Writers’ Night Out – TBA (Summer 2023)

16th Annual Rochester Writers’ Fall Conference

Held at Oakland University on October 28, 2023 with authors, editors, and agents.