News & Notes

Special Event!

August 28 & 29: Join us. Hear readings, participate in writing practice.

August 29th Special Feature:  Author Darrel J. McLeod will read from his new book Peyakow.

Eight years of publishing!

SWC has published its eighth anthology – Pieces of Eight – a collection of stories and poems by 23 SWC members plus Emerging Young Writer, Trinity Salsman. Available at the Gallery by Sooke Arts Council – more shops to be added!

Cover image by P. (Arcade) Pallot. Book design & layout by EarthWord Creative.

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

Changes!

We can now meet live! Our next live meeting dates:
Monday, June 6
Thursday, July 14
at 6:45 pm in the beautiful new Sooke Library.

We have a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support at sookewriters.ca.  Many meetings will still be held via Zoom.

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

Visit with us at the Sooke Night Market:
June 2 and 23
July 7 and 21
August 18
Sept 1

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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!!