News & Notes


Celebrating Ten Years!

In the spirit of our tenth anniversary and the feelings we have about our Sooke/T’Sou-ke landscape and home, we chose the name Sooke XO for our tenth anthology.

We are proud of what we have achieved over the past ten years.

Our first anthology, Scribblers, named after the original group, was published in the spring of 2014. The past ten years has seen a growth from 8 members participating in the anthology to the 25 or more we have published in the last few years.

We continue to grow and evolve and look forward to many more years of community/collective writing and publishing energy.

Visit us at the Sooke Night Market on June 1st & 22nd, July 20, August 17 and 31st

Our Mission

To provide support, connection, inspiration and encouragement to writers* at all levels of development in the Sooke region through membership services which include monthly meetings and community outreach in the form of student writing contests, workshops and readings.

*please note this group is for adults

Meetings & Reminders

Upcoming Events:

View our events page for news of launches, events, workshops and more!

SWC has a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support at  An annual membership gives you access to the forum, Zoom meetings, member gatherings & workshops as well as a spot in our annual anthology.

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Other ways to support us: buy our books, spread the word, join & write.
Funds collected  help grow the collective and bring programs and workshops to the community.

Thank You!!