Bringing authors together — to support, campaign and learn.
We run a many communities which SoA members can join for free.
Our groups deal with a range of interests from the professional to the personal, from work area to geographical area, and each communities holds its own events and meetings.
Our networks are led by members and offer a supportive forum where members can share advice, ideas, and discuss common experiences.
Authors with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
A peer support network for authors living and working with health challenges
You don’t stop being an author when you start being a carer
Children’s Writers & Illustrators
Creators of content for the children’s books market
Comics Creators Network
A professional support network for creators of comics and graphic novels
For writers of materials for learners and teachers
Bringing members together across the UK and overseas
Poetry & Spoken Word
Community, advice and support, and raising the profile of poetry and performance
Creators of digital, broadcast, AV and theatre
Society of Authors in Scotland
The national group for writers, illustrators and translators in Scotland
Society of Authors in Wales
The national group for writers, illustrators and translators in Wales
The collective voice for literary translators