Shakespeare Authorship Question Organisations

Shakespeare Authorship Coalition (SAC)

An organisation ‘dedicated to legitimizing the Shakespeare authorship issue in academia by increasing awareness of reasonable doubt about the identity of William Shakespeare’. The Declaration of Reasonable Doubt About the Identity of William Shakespeare, can be read, signed and downloaded at its website.

The Shakespearean Authorship Trust

The Shakespearean Authorship Trust offers the chance to explore different arguments for the most prominent authorship candidates. Cases are presented for the following: Group Theory of Authorship, Francis Bacon, Edward de Vere, Christopher Marlowe, Henry Neville, William Shakspere, Mary Sidney Herbert and William Stanley. The SAT organises an excellent conference in London every autumn.

Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship

The American sister organisation of the DVS – gives a wealth of news, research, opinions, and resources on the Authorship Question. They merged with the Shakespeare Oxford Society at the end of 2013. However, many of SOS’s essential articles for understanding the Authorship Question and the case for De Vere can still be found on their excellent blog site

De Vere Society Australia (DVSA)

‘Shaking a Spear at Ignorance’ Down Under

Shakespeare Roundtable/Los Angeles, CA.

Neue Shake-speare Gesellschaft

German site: New Shakespeare Society

Oberon Shakespeare Study Group

A Michigan group dedicated to the study of the works of William Shakespeare with a particular interest in the authorship question.