Writers' associations

  • The Society of Authors has been serving the interest of professional writers for more than a century and has more than 8,000 members writing in all areas of the profession.
  • PEN is an international association with centres in 104 countries. PEN aims to to uphold writers' freedoms around the world and campaigns against the persecution and imprisonment of writers for stating their views.
  • East Anglian Writers aims to bring together and help promote the work of professional writers in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.


David Bradby Awards

  • Two awards are offered annually by SCUDD (Standing Conference of University Drama Departments) and by TaPRA (Research in International Theatre and Performance).


  • The Down's Syndrome Association aims to help people with Down's syndrome live full and rewarding lives.
  • Action for ME is a UK charity working to improve the lives of people with ME.
  • AYME is a charity for children and young people with ME.