Plateau Area Writers Association

Skill Levels

Aspiring writers and published authors; novelists, playrights, memoir writers, essayists, childrens stories writers, historical fiction writers. poets.


Organizational members, 50 strong are located Southeast of Seattle among a number of towns, and members are also out of state in six different states.

Critique groups meet in different cities/towns and venues other than our Quarterly General Meetings

Meeting Days

Quarterly General Meetings; Mar., June, Sept., Dec. 2nd Tuesdays

Meeting Times

10am-noon (does not include critiques meetings)

Additional Information

We support a number of Critique groups; some topical, such as poetry, novel writing, memoir writing, and essays. We offer to open new groups as necessary to accommodate newest members and their interests.

Contact Information

President, JoAnn Lakin Jackson, [email protected]

Public Relations, Diana Fairbank, [email protected]


Plateau Area Writers Association, is a gathering of accomplished and aspiring writers, is dedicated to forming writer’s critique groups, encouraging our writers’ creative efforts through publications and providing community services while huddled in the shadow of Mt. Rainier in the plateau area of Southeast King & Northeast Pierce counties, Washington.

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