Guild News: November 2015

New Members

Welcome to our newest members Lorxus, Miriam “Camio” Curzon, C. W. Euwyn, James Daniel Ross, and Danath Tiger, and to our new associate members Madison “Makyo” Scott-Clary, Patch O’Furr, and Thurston Howl!

(Writers — if you were approved for membership but aren’t listed in the member directory, it’s because I haven’t heard back from you about what name you want to be listed under. Drop me a line at furwritersguild (at) and let me know!)

Member News

Congrats to Dwale, whose short story “Splinters” (from Typewriter Emergencies) has received a Pushcart Prize nomination!

In publication and other news, Mary E. Lowd’s mini-fiction “Small Smooth Pebble” appeared at Every Day Fiction, Tristan Black Wolf now has a Patreon, Renee Carter Hall’s short story “The Spirit of Pinetop Inn” has been reprinted in audio format by Podcastle, and three poems by Weasel appear in the October issue of The Syzygy Poetry Journal. Patrick “Bahumat” Rochefort’s serial From Winter’s Ashes continues, with chapters 6.0, 6.1, and 6.2 now posted.

(Members: Want your news here? Start a thread in our Member News forum!)

Market News

Upcoming deadlines: The quarterly furry zine A Glimpse of Anthropomorphic Literature is open for submissions until November 15. The conbook for Further Confusion is also open through November 30. In anthologies, Knotted from Red Ferret Press will close to submissions on December 1.

Remember to keep an eye on our Calls for Submissions thread and our Publishing and Marketing forum for all the latest news and openings!

Guild News

We have a Telegram group! More info and a link in this thread.

We’re always open for guest blog post submissions from members — good exposure and a great way to help out fellow writers. See our guidelines for details.

On Goodreads? Don’t forget we have a Goodreads group and a bookshelf featuring books by our members. Feel free to add any members’ books we’ve missed so far (see the instructions here on how to do that).

Need a beta reader? Check out our critique board (you’ll need to be registered with the forum in order to view it).

Want to hang out and talk shop with other furry writers? Come join us in the forum shoutbox for the Coffeehouse Chats, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern and Thursdays at 12 p.m. Eastern. More info on the Coffeehouse Chats is here.

Remember, our forums are open to everyone, not just FWG members. Come register and join the conversation!

Have a great month! If you have news, suggestions, or other feedback to share, send an email to furwritersguild (at) or leave a comment below.

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