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NOTE: due to current concerns about COVID-19, York Writers has suspended its meetings until further  notice.

Meetings take place at 8 pm on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Trafalgar Bay public house, Nunnery Lane, York YO23 1AB unless otherwise stated. 

The group has recently re-started meetings and is finalising its programme for the year so please check this page for updates.

Programme for 2020:

16 January - Manuscript evening

6 February - Rehearsal for York LitFest Readings

20 February - Speaker Pauline Kirk (a.k.a. P.J. Quin) - Crime novels

5 March - Manuscript evening

19 March - York Literature Festival - Literary Allsorts (City Screen Basement) Postponed until 12th November

2 April - Manuscript evening. Travel article competition entries due

16 April - Poetry competition result (Judge: John Gilham)

7 May - Manuscript evening

21 May - Speaker Clint Wastling, Poetry Workshop

4 June - Annual General Meeting

18 June - Results, Travel article competition (Judge tba.)

2 July - Manuscript evening. Short story competition entries due.

16 July - Summer Social

August - SUMMER BREAK

3 September - Manuscripts

17 September - Results, Short story competition

12 November - Literary Allsorts (City Screen Basement) Rescheduled from 19 March

4th February Pam Gardner: Writing 
4th February Pam Gardner: Wri
Prose Reading with 

Q&A 

1st July Competition 

5th August Steve Nash: Poetry 

Adjudication: 

Non-Fiction, with 

David Mark 

Reading, Music and 

Q&A

Local Writers? Night

2nd 

September 

7th October Thoughttree: Gothic 

4th 

November

2nd 

December

Writing Workshop

AGM and Seasonal 

Writing Challenge 

End-of-year Social