Grass Roots Open Writers

About GROW

rass Roots Open Writers (GROW) is a community writing and publishing group, that particularly welcomes people who need to develop confidence in expressing themselves.


GRASS-ROOTS - Working towards a foundation of literacy, communication and social skills. The organisation is run by the members themselves.


OPEN - Our meetings and events are accessible and friendly. We try to always be aware of our members' support needs and cater for them, as far as possible.


WRITERS - People who write for pleasure, healing, personal growth, insight, perspective or to inform. Our members have produced a broad range of writing, including both formal and informal styles.



GROW is a member of



- A Network of Writing and Community Publishers.


Hastings Voluntary Action (HVA)

- A Council for Voluntary Service


Survivors' Poetry Network

- Working with survivors of mental distress using creative writing, performance and publication,


Autism Sussex

 - Caring to make a difference for people with Autism.

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