News & Notes


Sooke Writers’ Collective is celebrating its tenth anniversary!

SWC is planning:

  • celebrations and readings
  • a “retreat” for members to share, teach, learn and connect
  • more meet and greets
  • a tenth anthology with an expanded student writing contest
  • launches & readings
  • summer markets (for sales, connections and advocacy)
  • things we haven’t imagined yet 🙂

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:

Our next general meeting will be Thursday, December 14th via Zoom - all welcome. Please email us and we will sent you the link closer to the date.

SWC has a virtual spot for members to continue to connect, learn, share, give feedback and support at  An annual membership (sign up now for 2024!) gives you access to the forum, Zoom meetings, member gatherings & workshops as well as a spot in our annual anthology.

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Funds collected  help grow the collective and bring programs and workshops to the community.

Thank You!!