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    Writer's Chronicle

    April Issue of The Writer's Chronicle

    Poetry Grabbed Me by the Collar: An Interview with Eli Clare


  • Writer to Writer

    Writer to Writer

    Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings

    Enjoy a poetry reading by the mentees of J. Kates: Susan Tatiner, Joyce Schmid, Lucas Jacob & Lynn Pattison.


  • Contests

    Conference & Bookfair

    Thank you, #AWP21 participants!

    The completely virtual 2021 AWP Conference & Bookfair hosted over 6,000 attendees.


  • George Garrett Award

    George Garrett Award

    2021 George Garrett Award Winner

    Congratulations, Allison Adelle Hedge Coke!


  • Small Press Publisher Award

    Small Press Publisher Award

    2021 AWP Small Press Publisher Award Winner

    Congratulations, Milkweed Editions!


  • Contests


    Community Writing Groups Directory

    Search the new directory for a group or add your own group.


  • AWP Bookshelf

    Writer's Chronicle


    Check out the new listing of books by our members and find your next read!


  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    AWP’s Online Resources for Writers

    From online communities to lesson plans to videos to opportunities.


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The Writer's Notebook: "The Art of Conducting E-Interviews"

Kamala Thiagarajan | August 2004

Podcast: Episode 83: Finding Voice with Roxane Gay, Pablo Medina, and Michael Thomas, Sponsored by Grove/Atlantic Press

Minneapolis 2015

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: More Than a Writer's Writer: A Tribute to Vance Bourjaily

Virgil Suárez & Dinty W. Moore | December 2010

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