About

Who Are We?

The Noble Pen is a writers group based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Established over a decade ago, The Noble Pen brings together people who share a common interest in writing. Every week, the group meets in a social setting to discuss our current projects, writing events, the art of writing, and the publishing industry.

What We Do

  • Improving writing through critique
  • Talking about writing related events
  • Examining the art and business of writing
  • Sharing resources
  • Engaging in writing exercises

Who Should Join?

We welcome writers of all genres except poetry, from those who have never written before to professionals. Our aim is the development of the craft in participants at all levels.

Check Us Out

Writers are invited to attend a few meetings to see how we operate.  Also see our Member Guide.  Just show up and introduce yourself.

We meet at 7:00 PM on Thursday evenings at Scott’s Family Restaurant (formerly Happy Chef),1906 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402.

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Check out our Weekly News section for the current and past meeting agendas. And, please use the Contact Us! form to send us any questions you have regarding our group.  Be sure to check your spam or junk folder for replies, as many people find new contacts relegated there.