New England SCBWI Critique Groups

NESCBWI Critique Groups are held, usually on a monthly basis, in communities throughout all the New England states. Each group is unique, shaped by the talents of the Critique Group Leader and the participants.

On this site you will see a list of the currently open critique groups in each state. If you have any questions, contact Stacy Mozer at You can also see a q&a with Stacy Mozer about critique groups on Anna Eleanor Jordan's Blog.

Don't see a group in your area? Fill out our critique group request form and we will contact you if a group becomes available. If you would be interested in starting a group, email Stacy Mozer. You can also check back since this site is updated regularly.

Rhode Island

RI – Providence
Looking to start a critique group for picture book writers and illustrators, though open to everyone. Manuscripts, illustrations, work-in-progress feedback. Anyone interested please email me and we can work out suitable location and time. I look forward to meeting you and sharing ideas! Kim Fleming,

RI - Smithfield
THE SATURDAY CLUB (inspired by the Saturday club of authors that used to meet at The Parker Hotel in Boston) is an all day intensive writing group and gathering. It is located at THE STORY EMPORIUM in The Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main Street - Suite 8216, Pawtucket RI. It is open for all chidren's writers for networking and critique. It is once a month. Contact