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

Helping writers of all genres and skill sets navigate their way through the ins and outs of the current publication world.


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


Creative Quills

Location: El Reno, Oklahoma
Contact: Andrea Foster, 405-368-5047

Creative Quills is a creative writing group and publisher that also creates live events and publishing opportunities to give writers creative spark, editing and publishing experience to add to resumes, and confidence. We are involved in numerous community projects in and around the NW area of towns just outside of OKC.


When: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Where: El Reno Carnegie Library


Enid Writers Club

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

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: Roger Latham

Weekly Critiques and Programs to support writing careers.


When: Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church


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: Yukon, Oklahoma
Contact: Marla Jones, 405-354-7422

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


When: Most Fridays at 1 p.m.
Where: The Olde Orchard Restaurant


The Inklings

Location: 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


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


Last Wednesday Writers of Oklahoma

Location: Claremore, Oklahoma
Contact: Mark Cook

Our goal is to provide a local resource for new and aspiring writers. We intend to provide accountability, encouragement, constructive criticism, fellowship, industry news, market trends, and learning opportunities for all members.


When: Last Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Where: Northeast Technology Center


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

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: First Sunday of each month at 3 p.m.
Where: #membersatlarge on the OWFI Slack platform.


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: Eris O'Reilly or Jack Burgos
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 twice weekly (every Wednesday and Friday) to workshop all types of writing, including, poetry, memoirs, horror, romance, science fiction, and anything in between.

NE: Hardesty (Wednesdays)

When: Every Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Hardesty Regional Library

NE: Phantasmagoria (Fridays)

When: Every Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Phantasmagoria Books and Records


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: Laci Liter, 405-568-9525


Enter through the north door, Room 130 will be through the 2nd door on your left. Come early for coffee and networking at 10:00 a.m.

When: Third Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Where: St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Room 130


Oklahoma Romance Writers Guild

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Contact: Sabrina Fish

Formed in 2019, our mission is to provide a place for all Oklahoma romance writers, no matter their sub-genre or level, to meet up and discuss all things pertinent to the craft and business of writing romance.

NOTE: OKRWG is not affiliated with Romance Writers of America or their Oklahoma Chapter, however, we do encourage you to check them out if you're interested in the Romance genre's national organization.


When: First Saturday of each month from 2–4 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Library System - Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library, Room A-B


Ozark Mountains Guild of Writers

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Contact: Meg Welch Dendler, 832-922-3294

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

Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
Contact: Dianna Street, 405-740-4280


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



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
Contact: Marion Grace, 918-663-1294

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. We offer monthly informational and inspirational speakers, networking with other writers and publishing professionals, help with book promotion, and opportunities to achieve through local, state and national writing competitions and conferences. Our annual "Craft of Writing" Conference is held in the fall, and a perk of membership is an annual Flash Writing Contest with cash awards.

The Tulsa NightWriters Club members write screen and stage plays, poetry, murder mysteries, science fiction, thrillers, romance, memoirs, fiction, non-fiction, historical, short stories, biographies and every other genre.

Our motto: Tulsa NightWriters/ Supporting writers and soon-to-be writers on their journey to publication.


Most meetings are informational/instructional. May is reserved for recognition of OWFI contest winners. December is reserved for the club Christmas party.
We encourage visitors to try two or three of our meetings to see if they would like to join. Writers of all genres are welcome and encouraged to participate.

When: Third Tuesday of each month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Allee Beth Martin East Regional Library Auditorium


Web Writing Wonders

Contact: Jen Nipps



Location: Canyon, Texas
Contact: Rory C. Keel

WordsmithSix is a diverse group of men and women. Our writing crosses several boundaries of genres such as Inspirational, Christian Fiction, Historical fiction, Women's Fiction, Women's Literary, Romance, YA, Thriller, and Horror.


When: Fourth Thursday of each month.
Where: 1415 23rd St, Canyon, TX 79015


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