- Ada Writer's Group
- Bartlesville WordWeavers
- Enid Writers Club
- Green Country Ruff Riters
- Hunt and Peck
- The Inklings
- McAlester's McSherry Writers
- Mid-Oklahoma Writers
- Nevermore Edits
- Norman Galaxy of Writers
- Oklahoma City Writers, Inc.
- Pen and Keyboard Writers
- Romance Ink
- Rose Rock wRiters
- Stillwater Writers Group
- Tahlequah Writers
- Tulsa NightWriters
- Writers of the Purple Sage
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
When: Third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bartlesville Public Library
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. Our mission is:
To enjoy written roll call participation by members.
To strive for professionalism in techniques and marketing.
To increase membership.
To encourage participation in local and state contests.
To increase public awareness of EWC through all available media in Enid.
To encourage membership in OWFI (Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc.).
To polish your writing to the best of your ability.
To enjoy the writers’ journey.
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
When: Second Saturday of the month
Where: Patrick Lynch Public Library
Hunt and Peck
A motley crew of writers, poets, and illustrators. We're all learning together.
When: Most Fridays
Where: Olde Orchard Restaurant
The InklingsLocation: Oklahoma City and Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Contact: Lisa Marotta, 405-659-5018
The Inklings are a mixed genre writing group that originally formed in 2000. Our current membership consists of six writers. Four of The Inklings live in the Oklahoma City metro area, and two members live in Tahlequah Oklahoma. Twice a year we meet in Tahlequah for a retreat weekend of writing, resting, and critiquing at Lake Tenkiller. Most of our members meet at OWFI every May and "shake our hallelujah basket" for winners at the annual conference banquet. This month we are launching an online critique component to our group to incorporate our Tahlequah members more regularly. At this time we are not accepting new members.
When: We meet the third Monday of the month in Oklahoma City, OK, and do retreats two times per year in Tahlequah, OK.
Where: Panera Bread, Oklahoma City, OK
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
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
When: Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Where: 3505 Paint Dr, Denton, Texas
McAlester's McSherry Writers
When: First and third Saturdays of each month at 1:00 p.m.
Where: McAlester Public Library Conference Room
Members at Large
Location: Your City, USA
Contact: Sabrina Fish
For OWFI Members across the nation who do not belong to an OWFI Affiliate group.
We are represented on the Executive Board by 2 Delegate Members. We have a group channel on the OWFI Slack platform, where we can discuss our writing, news, and get to know each other. Once a month, we have a live online social hour.
Visit the Member Chat page to be added to that board.
Member-at-Large Monthly Live Social Hour
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 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 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
When: Fridays, from September to May, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Norman Senior Citizens Center
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
Ozark Mountains Guild of Writers
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 Monday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Call to confirm.
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 405-740-4280 (Dianna Street, president) or 405-225-6851 (Vivian Zabel, treasurer) 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: The Well Church
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
When: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Where: 3507 Homesteaders Ln, Guthrie, Oklahoma
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
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
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
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