About us

Writers in Oxford provides opportunities for writers to meet one another, discuss issues of mutual interest, and enjoy a range of literary and other activities. Our mission is ‘Engage, exchange, enjoy…’

We run a termly programme of events and other services for members, which includes:

  • Social evenings – at members’ homes
  • Author talks – at a college or pub venue
  • Outings and walks – in and around Oxford
  • Newsletter – see examples (left)
  • Directory of members – (access is for members only)
  • Christmas and Summer parties

The Photo Gallery has some pictures of our recent events.

Interested in becoming a member?  Our Join Us page gives details of the application process.  NOTE: We do not offer advice on contracts or other professional matters, for which we recommend authors join the Society of Authors.

Young Oxfordshire Writers Competition

We are celebrating our 25th anniversary with a competition for young Oxfordshire writers (aged 18-30).  The entry date has now passed; £1000 will be awarded in case prizes; results will be announced on 17 November, and subsequently here and in our newsletter.


Writers in Oxford, mail[at]writersinoxford.org