Bringing authors together — to support, campaign and learn.
We support many author communities which SoA members can join for free.
Our groups and networks cater to a range of interests from the professional to the personal, from work specialisms to geographical areas.
Each is led by member volunteers and offers a supportive forum where you can share advice, ideas, and discuss common experiences.
For members living and writing in the North of England
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
Creators of content for the children’s books market
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
Community, advice and support, and raising the profile of poetry and performance
Creators of digital, broadcast, AV and theatre
The national group for writers, illustrators and translators in Northern Ireland
The national group for writers, illustrators and translators in Scotland
The national group for writers, illustrators and translators in Wales
The collective voice for literary translators