We are a writer’s group located in Harlingen, Texas. Our mission is to encourage and support the Rio Grande Valley writing community through workshops, lectures, writing competitions and other programs. We meet on the second Saturday of each month 1:30 p.m. in theHarlingen Public Library. Visitors are always welcome.
  • Byliner's New Publication

    Our New Book is Almost Here

    Sixty copies of the new Byliner anthology, The Rio Grande: A River With A Thousand Tales is expected to arrive in time for the May 10 meeting. Each contributing author is entitled to one free copy of the book.

    The suggested retail price for the book is $16.95; member discount for each additional hard copy is $10. The anthology will also be available on Amazon's Kindle for $5.99. If you will be unable to attend the May 10 meeting to pick up your copy of the book, contact Don Clifford for alternate arrangements.

    Congratulations to all our authors!

    Don Clifford spearheaded this project. Frank Cortazo assisted in the editing. Verne Wheelwright polished up the pdf file for final review and publishing. Roger Young worked hard to get the cover just right.

    Our thanks for a job well done!

  • Nominations for Officers
    Nominations of were held at the March 8 meeting. There are still open positions. Please see the Nominations Page for more details.
  • WANTED: Newsletter Editor
    I have decided not to continue as Newsletter Editor and V.P of public Relations after my present term expires at the end of the May meeting. This opportunity gives exposure and experience to a writer and only requires a knowledge of a word processing program and reliable email.

    -Bruce Nelson

    Please send Applications to Sue Groves
  • Valley Byliners Book
    The Next Byliners Book is coming! John Rogan won the contest for the title of our new anthology: The Rio Grande: A River with a Thousand Tales. Don Clifford is inviting contest entries for a cover design. Please email entries to Don Clifford by March 8th 2014 to submit your entry.
  • Writing Challenge
    Defeating the Plan of San Diego," by Mona Sizer

    More details on the Writer's Challenge can be found here.
  • riverSedge Magazine
    The literary journal riverSedge is poised to resume publication and is looking for submissions. Please see the Links page for more information.
  • Sarah Book Society
    Don Clifford and Sue Groves have been invited to attend the Inaugural meeting of the Sarah Book Society. The Society will be a platform for marketing Sarah Book Publishing's books. This meeting will be held on May 17. Don or Sue may be reporting on this at the June meeting.

Valley Byliners is a Texas based non-profit organization registered as a 501(c)(3) public charity. All donations to Valley Byliners are tax deductible.

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