The New England Speculative Writers is a local consortium of authors and industry professionals that focuses on supporting local authors in New England through advocacy, networking, and education. NESW events will include educational workshops to assist authors in crafting, editing, publishing and marketing their works. Events will take place throughout New England in an effort to help build a local network of friendly, social, and supportive authors.

NESW supports local Science Fiction & Fantasy authors in self publishing, hybrid publishing and traditional publishing. Industry professionals such as agents, publishers, store owners, artists and designer in the New England Region are also encouraged to join.