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  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    Defensive Masculinity in the CW Workshop

    Rachel Lyon shares what she learned while leading a workshop.


  • Career Advice

    Career Advice

    What’s an Older Job Seeker to Do?

    Alyssa Colton describes the road from a creative writing degree to career.


  • March/April Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    Narrative Logic of the Personal Essay

    Bruce Ballenger in the March/April 2018 issue


  • In the Spotlight


    In the Spotlight

    Get to know our newest featured member: Brenda Hillman, Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry at Saint Mary’s College of California.


  • Career Advice

    Career Advice

    Working Part-Time for Nonprofits

    Christine Ro shows us a path freelance writers love to take.


  • Conference: 2019 Panel Proposals

    Conference & Bookfair

    Propose a Panel for #AWP19

    Proposals for our 2019 conference in Portland, OR, are now being accepted through May 1.


  • Writer's Chronicle

    Online Exclusive

    Writing the Journey

    Lawrence Coates on teaching storytelling in the undergraduate workshop.


Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Brenda Hillman

Olivia Filippi Professor of Poetry, Saint Mary’s College of California

Writer's Notebook: The '80s Are, Like, Ancient: Writing and Researching Modern Historical Fiction

Leslie Pietrzyk | March 2018

Podcast: Episode 149: Arsenic Icing: Sentiment as Threat in Contemporary American Women's Poetry

Washington, DC 2017

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: Elitism & Rebellion

Toi Derricotte | May 1989

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