AWP provides community, opportunities, ideas, news, and advocacy for writers and teachers of writing.

  • AWP Award Series


    AWP Award Series

    Congratulations to the 2018 winner for the Donald Hall Prize for Poetry: Rebecca Lehmann.


  • #AWP19 Bookfair

    Conference & Bookfair

    Select Your Exhibit Space for #AWP19

    Spot selection is now open on a rolling basis.


  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    Creepy Plastic Baby Head

    Sheila Squillante on magical writing mojo


  • In the Spotlight


    In the Spotlight

    Get to know our newest featured member: Jeff Sirkin, Associate Professor at the University of Texas, El Paso.


  • September Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    At the Highest Point of Tension

    Jeff P. Jones on the art of the artful pause in the September 2018 issue


  • Writer's Chronicle

    Online Exclusive

    Going a Journey with Students

    John Bennion reflects on the study abroad program he established.


  • #AWP19 Accepted Events

    Conference & Bookfair

    #AWP19 Accepted Events

    View the more than 550 tentative events for our 2019 Conference & Bookfair in Portland, OR.


  • #AWP19 Registration

    Conference & Bookfair

    Join us for #AWP19!

    Early bird registration is open now for #AWP19 in Portland, OR.


Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Jeff Sirkin

Associate Professor, University of Texas, El Paso

Writer's Notebook: "Sometimes it Takes a Community"

Kate McDevitt | August 2018

Podcast: Episode 154: Doing Good Better: Resources for Nonprofit Literary Organizations

Washington, DC 2017

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "On Fiction"

Arturo Vivante | November 1980

The Writer's News

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