About us

In view of the coronavirus, remaining events on our Spring Programme are Cancelled

Watch this space for news of our summer programme.

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