Ada Writer's Group

Location: Ada, Oklahoma
Contact: Ken Lewis


When: Fourth Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. (or the third Saturday if a holiday conflicts)
Where: Ada Public Library in the upstairs meeting room


Arkansas Ridge Writers

Location: Arkansas and Missouri
Contact: Dusty Richards

Northwest Arkansas Writers' Workshop

When: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Ozarks Writers League (OWL)

When: Quarterly on the third Saturday in February, May, August, and November from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Plaster Auditorium, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, off of U.S. Hwy 65, south of Branson


Bartlesville WordWeavers

Location: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Contact: Jennifer McMurrain


When: Third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bartlesville Public Library


Enid Writers Club

Location: Enid, Oklahoma
Contact: Peggy Chambers, 580-554-1956


When: First Thursday of each month from September through May at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Northwestern Oklahoma State University


Fort Worth Writers

Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Contact: Ann McCormick


When: Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Fort Worth Public Library on Hulen Street


Green Country Ruff Riters

Location: Poteau, Oklahoma
Contact: Vinita Eggers, 918-653-3551


Green Country Ruff Riters regrets to announce the passing of our beloved member and past President, Patricia "Pat" Kelley, in June. We miss her and we extend our condolences to her family.

Green Country Ruff Riters, in association with Patrick Lynch Public Library, Poteau, OK hosted a workshop "Express Yourself!" for teen and tweens on June 29, 2016.

When: Fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Patrick Lynch Public Library


The Inklings

This affiliate is not accepting new members at this time.

Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
Contact: Martha Lea Bryant


When: Third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Various homes of members in Edmond


Kansas City Writers Group

Location: Mission, Kansas
Contact: Carolyn Hall


When: Two 10-week semesters taking place in the spring and in the fall, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: 6000 Lamar in Mission, Kansas


Kansas Writers Association

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Contact: KWA Board


Meetings usually include a workshop on the craft or business of writing and time to network with other writers.

When: Third Saturday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rockwell Branch Library


Lone Star NightWriters

Location: Denton, Texas
Contact: Dan Case, 940-395-2836


When: Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Where: 3505 Paint Dr, Denton, Texas


McAlester's McSherry Writers

Location: McAlester, Oklahoma
Contact: Sharon Ervin, 918-423-8647


When: First and third Saturdays of each month at 1:00 p.m.
Where: McAlester Public Library Conference Room


Members at Large

Contact: Sabrina Fish

Members at Large are those members of OWFI who are not currently associated with any of our affiliates. We encourage everyone to join one of our affiliates or to start one of your own. If you are unable to join an affiliate—or you just don't want to—then you may join OWFI as a Member-at-Large.

Starting in 2010–2011, Members at Large are now represented by two delegates on the Board of Directors, each appointed by the president of OWFI. This year's Members at Large delegates are listed here as contacts.


Mid-Oklahoma Writers

Location: Midwest City, Oklahoma
Contact: David Roper, 405-610-6488


When: Second Tuesday of each month, from September to June, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Tom Steed Center, Rose State College


Midwest Pen & Ink

Location: Leawood, Kansas
Contact: Dawn Allen


Midwest Pen & Ink meets at a coffee shop and works from an agenda each Tuesday. They also schedule regular retreats. In addition, Midwest Pen & Ink has a group (First Tuesdays) for beginning writers that meets once a month.

When: Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Take Five, 5336 W 151st St, Leawood, Kansas


Nevermore Edits

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Contact: Mac Boyle
Social Media: Facebook

Nevermore Edits is a writing critique group in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its mission is to provide opportunities for writers and readers to come together to improve their craft; to facilitate social networking among writers, readers, editors, and publishers; and to encourage diversity in the literary arts and the greater Tulsa community.


Nevermore Edits meets weekly to workshop all types of writing, including, poetry, memoirs, horror, romance, science fiction, and anything in between.

When: Fridays at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Mammoth Comics


Norman Galaxy of Writers

Location: Norman, Oklahoma
Contact: Frances Searcey


When: First Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Norman Public Library

Friday Writers

When: Fridays, from September to May, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Norman Senior Citizens Center


Oklahoma City Writers, Inc.

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Contact: Shelley Pagach, 405-496-8749


Enter through the northwest door, take the elevator to the second floor, and go to Room 225. Come early for coffee and networking at 10:00 a.m. Specialty workshops are scheduled for the summer months.

When: Third Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Where: St. Luke's United Methodist Church


Oklahoma Write Now

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Contact: Chalise Miner


When: Twenty Wednesday mornings each year from 9:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: The Village Library


Ozark Mountains Guild of Writers

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Contact: Duke Pennell, 479-871-3330

The Ozark Mountains Guild of Writers are a supportive group of writers and editors with a goal of helping each other improve their writing with an eye toward publication.


When: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Pen and Keyboard Writers

Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
Contact: Vivian Zabel, 405-820-9640


Pen and Keyboard Writers meets in the Family Life Center, Room 2. The FLC is the building to the right of the chapel (the building with the cross). Enter through the north door (facing the parking lot) and go to the second classroom on the left. Pen and Keyboard Writers usually meets on the second Saturday of each month unless there is a conflict with the OWFI conference or with a church event. Nonmembers or members can call 405-359-6365 (Vivian Zabel, president) or 405-740-4280 (Dianna Street, VP) to check if the date has been changed for a given month.

When: Second Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Edmond Christian Church


Red Dirt Writers Society

Location: Guthrie, Oklahoma
Contact: Larry Foreman


When: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Where: 3507 Homesteaders Ln, Guthrie, Oklahoma


Romance Ink

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Contact: Sarah Basore


When: Second Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
Where: Luby's Cafeteria, inside Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads Mall


Rose Rock wRiters

Location: Moore, Oklahoma
Contact: Lisa A. Willis, 405-793-2911


When: Fridays, breakfast or lunch
Where: Varies


Stillwater Writers Group

Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Contact: Sharon Hudgins


When: Third Saturday of each month
Where: Citizens State Bank


Tahlequah Writers

Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Contact: Karen Coody Cooper, 918-207-0093

We assist Tahlequah Friends of the Library with their annual Starwatch Anthology Contest. We produced the first TW anthology called Green Country (September 2016) and produced the second annual TW "Voices From Ink" day-long panels of writers and readers during Tahlequah's Arts on the Avenue on October 1, 2016.


Monthly meeting offers speakers and critique sessions.

When: Third Saturday of each month (except December) at 2 p.m.
Where: Cherokee Arts Center


Tulsa NightWriters

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Tulsa NightWriters Club are writers of every genre. Its members write screen and stage plays, murder mysteries, science fiction, thrillers, romance, and every other genre.

The mission of Tulsa NightWriters Club for over sixty-five years has been to provide a platform for writers of all levels and abilities to receive support, encouragement, and the tools to achieve their writing goals, whether for publication or personal enjoyment through informational and inspirational speakers, networking opportunities with other writers and publishing professionals, help with book promotion, and opportunities to achieve through local and state writing competitions and conferences.


The Tulsa NightWriters have a guest speaker at each monthly meeting (except May and December.)

When: Third Tuesday of each month, except December, at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Allee Beth Martin East Regional Library, in the auditorium


Web Writing Wonders

Contact: Jen Nipps


Writers of the Purple Sage

Location: Woodward, Oklahoma
Contact: Gwen Hewitt


When: Last Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m.
Where: First American Bank


Writers' Guild of Arkansas

Location: Arkansas
Contact: Maeve Maddox, 479-444-9760


When: Three 10-week sessions, on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Meetings alternate between Fayetteville and different venues in Benton County


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