Southern Christian Writer’s Guild has met for over a decade on the North Shore of New Orleans and welcomes Christian writers of all genres. In 2017 the door opened to expand to the Westbank of New Orleans. The West bank group is affiliated with but operates independently of the North Shore. We meet at 10 AM on the third Saturday of the month January – October in the Gospel Book Store, Westside Shopping Center, 91 Westbank Expressway, Gretna LA 70053.

We offer educational information for writers of all levels as well as training in marketing and professional speaking. The meetings are free and open to the public. Email for more information.


2019 Agenda*

Speakers are subject to change. I will add information about speakers as dates are confirmed.

January 19 

Jerry LePre, Joyful Life Publishing

February 16 


March 16 

Mimi Greenwood Knight, Writing for Magazines

April 20


May 18

Dr. John Jefferies, Published by Parables

June 15


July 20

Pamela Binnings Ewen, Writing Fact as Fiction

August 17


September 21

Beth Townsend, Speaker, Author,  TV Host

October 19


November and December

Holiday Break

* Agenda is subject to change.


  1. Treehouse Publishers is sponsoring an author expo in Picayune MS. This is a great opportunity for writers to exhibit and sell their books as well as to get to know other Mississippi and Louisiana authors. Please visit for complete details. Dr. June Knight will be live streaming personal interviews with each author.

    We are very excited about this rare opportunity for dynamic exposure of talented Mississippi and Louisiana authors. Thank you for sharing this information to all who may have an interest.


    • Yes, we have out of state members. You are welcome to join, and you asked at a good time. The Westbank Guild is offering free membership to everyone who joins until December 30, 2018. All you have to do is email me a headshot, bio and sample of your writing if you would like to blog on the Guild website. I look forward to learning more about you. Teena Myers, Chairman SCWG Westbank


  2. I literally just stumbled across this website. I would like to know more. I am an unpublished author and I have a woman’s devotional that I am working on. Please send me more information.


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