About us

In view of the coronavirus …

We are holding events for members using Zoom, e.g.
  • Our AGM (held on 21 May – minutes now available)
  • An author talk with Julie Summers (26 May).
  • ‘How’s it been for you? a members’ discussion on June 25th

Members get notificaiton via monthly emails.

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.

CONTACT US:  Writers in Oxford, membership[at]writersinoxford.org

The 5 prizewinners of the Young Oxfordshire Writers Competition – Balliol College, 17 November 2017

Lindsey Cohick, Coral Dalitz, Gabriel Schenk, Sarah Jones and Alexander Shickell.
READ their prizewinning texts

READ the 25th Anniversary Party Speech

WATCH a short video tour of the Anniversary Party

WATCH a video of our 2018 Burns Night