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

The The oldest writing club in Oklahoma, Enid Writers Club strives for professionalism in techniques and marketing of all types of writing at every skill level.


When: First Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Northwestern Oklahoma State University Conference Room


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


When: Second Saturday of the month
Where: Patrick Lynch Public Library


Hunt and Peck

Location: Bethany, Oklahoma
Contact: Marla Jones, 405-354-7422

A motley crew of writers, poets, and illustrators. We're all learning together.


When: Most Fridays
Where: Olde Orchard Restaurant


The Inklings

Contact: Dee Dee Chumley


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: Candyce Shima, 405-403-0972


When: Second Tuesday of each month, except July and August, 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: CJ Miles IV
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: Cindy Noble


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 130. 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, Room 130


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



Location: Ada, Oklahoma
Contact: Stephen Bagley

Prosateurs is a group of authors and poets whose main focus is to publish traditionally, although we recognize the merits of self-publishing. We are a closed group with requirements for joining and participating.


When: First Friday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Ada Public Library


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: Norman, Oklahoma
Contact: Vickey Malone Kennedy, 405-437-9203

Rose Rock wRiters invites writers of any genre to join our group. We offer an online community of writers who share their writing knowledge and experience. We are dedicated to helping promote our members. We meet annually at the OWFI conference.

Rose Rock wRiters does not charge membership dues to join our affiliate.


We are currently meeting on Friday mornings 10 AM-2PM at the Norman West Library to write and commune with one another. These meetings are casual, come and go sessions. All members, and potential members, are welcome to join us. There is a café at the library and we usually do lunch together. Dutch of course.

When: Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Library System – Norman Public Library West


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


The Write Ingredients

Location: The Woodlands, TX
Contact: Jonna Smith, 281-770-6025

We are a small, invitation only group focused on supporting and encouraging each other's writing goals.


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