The League of Utah Writers

The League of Utah Writers is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering friendship, education, and encouragement to the poets and writers of Utah. New members are always welcome.

About Us

Utah Division of Arts & Museums

The League of Utah Writers is supported in part by a grant from the Utah Division of Arts & Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts.National Endowment for the Arts

Our organization is dedicated to the encouragement and improvement of all writers in their writing skills. Members are writers and poets with various interests at all levels of skill and professionalism, and they meet in local chapters around the state to write, read, and discuss their work. They share ideas and expertise on the art of writing. Special guests may be invited to address chapter meetings.

Chapter meetings are open to the public and new members are always welcome. For more information, contact the president of the chapter nearest you.

Membership 2014

Choose ONE of the following options to become a member or renew your membership in the League.

Pay and Join By PayPal

  • Fill-out the form.
  • Click the yellow button below and PayPal will securely handle your financial information.
Important: Filling-out the form below and the form at the PayPal website acts as your membership application. By using PayPal the member gives express permission to have their contact information included in the League’s membership directory. Contact information will be used solely for the membership directory.
Annual Membership*
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If so, which chapter?

*Note: You can join a second chapter by using the drop-down menu.

Pay and Join Through the Mail

  • Pay by check or money order.
  • Please remember to put your chapter name with your payment and include any address, email or phone number changes. Only new members must enclose a Membership Application form with their payment. Members whose personal information has changed may also use this form to update their information.
  • Send your check and information to:

Bruce D. Richardson
38 N Valley View Drive
NSL, UT 84054

Membership Benefits

Membership benefits include reduced entry fees for the annual Writing Contest, Spring Workshop, and the Utah Writers Conference. Your dues must be paid in full for the current year in order to qualify for benefits. Reminders for dues payments will be sent periodically throughout the year by email and/or in The Quill. However, membership eligibility for all League activities is primarily the responsibility of the member.

For any questions, please contact Bruce D. Richardson at

Thank you in advance for all you do to make the League of Utah Writers a wonderful and exciting association to be part of.

2015 Officers & Board Members


President, Chris Todd Miller, email

President-Elect, Jared Quan, email

Past President, Amanda Luzzader, email

Treasurer, Gwen Bristol, email

Secretary, Sherrie Lynn Clarke, email


Membership, Bruce D. Richardson, email

Web Coordinator, Michael Sheen, email

Contest Co-Chairs, Sue Leth and Marilyn Richardson

Compliance Officer, Mike Eldredge

Marketing Chair, Nathan Croft email

Newsletter Editor, Jo Ann Schneider, email

Community Outreach, Margot Hovely

Contest Co-Chairs, Sue Leth and Marilyn Richardson

Nominations Chair, Amanda Luzzader, email

Grants Chair, Emily Wheeler

Writer of the Year Chair, Carolyn Campbell, email

Historian, Irene Hastings, email

Speakers Bureau, Heidi Thornock, email