News & Notes

June Events!

We celebrated eleven years of publishing our stories and poetry and the Emerging Young Writer for 2024 - Rena Young.

Thank you to the readers and organizers, the helpers, the snack bringers, the gifters and applauders at our anthology launch!

Read local!

Meet us at the Market!

SWC will be at the Sooke Night Market on the following dates:
June 6, June 27, July 18 and August 22

Visit our booth to learn about what we do, talk to some of our members and puchase books by SWC, D. Lambert, Clare Winstanley, Terry Groves and more!

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.

Stay informed about future meetings and events by signing up for SWC News.

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Make a donation to help us grow into a literary force in the Sooke Region.

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!!