Hello All Writers

Our next event:

Tuesday 12th November 7.30pm 

The Stripe Theatre, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR

Speaker: Laura Williams, literary agent

Myth-busting the Publications Industry

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Laura Williams

Laura Williams joined Greene & Heaton as a literary agent in 2018. She represents a list of literary fiction, general commercial fiction, and high-concept contemporary young adult, as well as narrative non-fiction of all kinds.

In her talk, Laura will reveal the true way in which the publications industry works, providing guidance that will be useful to both aspiring and published authors.

Special Guest: Emma-Nicole Lewis, novelist of history and the supernatural


November Competition: The Waiting Room (300 words) Deadline for entries 25th October

Adjudicator: Laura Williams (literary agent)

Bar, networking  from 7pm


The Hampshire Writers’ Society welcomes all aspiring and published writers wherever they live.

The Society will soon be celebrating its ninth season of talks, readings, panels and performances by well known novelists, authors, playwrights, scriptwriters, literary agents, editors and industry specialists.

Annual Membership £30, free to students, visitors £5 per event

The subscription includes:

  • Membership for the season September 2019 until August 2020
  • Free entry to the monthly HWS writing competitions (10 competitions)
  • Free membership of the HWS critique group (meets 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Stripe building, University of Winchester)
  • A stall at the Book Fair (December and June) for published members, includes self published
  • Entry to our events on Tuesday evenings.
  • Free membership to students with their student card

 To help you get started, here are some quick links:

View the programme

Apply for membership

Meet the committee

Contact us