SO:Write is a two-year, multi-strand literature development strategy and delivery programme based in Southampton that aims to develop the profile of writers and writing in the area. Led by ArtfulScribe and a consortia of partners, SO:Write will provide a wide range of activities for people from primary age to university graduates and early/mid-career writers. Through workshops, events and showcases, the project will create and signpost progressive pathways for writers from grassroots involvement to professional employment. SO:Write will work with marginalised groups and a more general public, delivering opportunities to include high-profile residencies at key cultural institutions, showcase platforms for live literature, workshop facilitation training for writers to encourage sustainable development in the region and the establishment of a printing house to publish creative output and to create a lasting legacy for the city.