Columbia Writers Alliance 

Growing, Learning, Progressing in Literature

Welcome CWA's Newest Members! 

April Chaffins - Editor, Aspiring Author, Full-time Student

April Chaffins is currently a senior English major at Lander University in Greenwood, SC. At Lander, she is a member of Lander University's Honors College, Alpha Chi Honor Society, and Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. She is also a President Ambassador, Resident Assistant, and the Secretary for the English Club. She was selected to participate in the USC Washington Semester Program, where she had the chance to live in Washington, DC for three months. While there she attended class and interned at The Children's Defense Fund in the Freedom School department.

(see more on Alliance Member page)

Alexis T. Wright - Aspiring Fantasy Writer

Alexis resides in Columbia SC with her fiancé’ and their three sons.

She was born in Fort Valley, Ga and the eldest daughter of a large military family. Her travels around the country inspire a lot her work. She is a Graduate of the University of Phoenix and currently working on a Masters in Human Resources.

(see more on Alliance Member page)

Shandon Edwards - Author


More on Author information soon to come.

Susan Williams – Aspiring Children’s Book Author

Susan loves nature, spirituality, good stories, music, dance, travel, languages, teaching and writing. 

(see more on Alliance Member page)

Cinnamon J. Wright

Photo and More on Author information soon to come.

Diane Lawson

Photo and More on Author information soon to come.

Inspired by their grandmother, Author Carolyn Ellison, we now have the priviledge to say 
" Meet Two of the Youngest Authors in CWA - Kimauri & Kiasia"


  CWA members prepare for new anthology!

       (More to come, Shh!)


Our Next Meeting

Richland Library

1431 Assembly Street

Monday, June 8, 2015

 Bank of America Conference Room

(First Floor)

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Attendees and members please bring your work in progress

And work to submit to the Anthology

Surprise Guest TBA


The Columbia Writers Alliance functions as
 an organization that seeks to serve the community 
by building a bridge between literature and the arts.

We are committed to the following:

~~Developing and promoting a setting where individuals can express their artistic talents.

  • ~~Providing training and workshops geared toward improving literary and artistic development.

  • ~~Creating an environment that invites and retains first rate talent.

  • ~~Building a fund for underprivileged individuals to attend literary events and workshops.

  • ~~Informing the community of the importance of reading and the impact it has on an individual's life.


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Thank You So Much SC Book Festival 2015 for allowing Columbia Writers Alliance 5 years of  being a vendor!