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Writer’s News

April is Arab American Heritage Month!

Find a new book by an Arab American author, attend an online event, and more!


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Writer’s Chronicle

The April Writer’s Chronicle is here!

Check out new articles and conversations in the April issue of the Writer’s Chronicle!


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Writer's Notebook

New Creative Writing Currently post!

Learn how the University of South Florida’s MFA program has grown their nonfiction track.


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Meet the #AWP25 HBCU Fellowship Program creative advisor!

We are thrilled to announce Tayari Jones as the #AWP25 HBCU Fellowship Program creative advisor! Learn more about this program and how to apply.


Jerod Santek and AWP executive director Cynthia Sherman smiling and jointly holding the George Garrett Award at #AWP24 in Kansas City, Missouri


Meet the 2024 George Garrett Award winner

Jerod Santek received the 2024 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature. Read more about his excellent work!


AWP Member Bookshelf

Writer's Chronicle

AWP Member Bookshelf

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


Featured This Month

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: Craft Elements of Multilingual Poetry in America

Amanda Galvan Huynh | September 2021

The Writer's News

  • April 11, 2024

    Small Press Distribution’s Closure: Updates & Resources

    AWP was saddened to learn of the closure of Small Press Distribution (SPD) on March 28. SPD served hundreds of independent literary publishers—a key part of our literary community, and many of whom have exhibited at our bookfair over the years.

  • April 1, 2024

    April Is National Arab American Heritage Month!

    The Association of Writers & Writing Programs recognizes April as Arab American Heritage Month.

  • March 27, 2024

    AWP Monthly Heritage Celebrations

    Through monthly heritage celebrations, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs is committed to honoring the cultures and perspectives of the various communities that make up our audience. Please find below a listing of our Writer’s News celebrations, complete with resources and a reading list for each.

  • March 1, 2024

    Celebrate Women's History Month!

    March is Women’s History Month! Please join AWP in honoring women’s contributions and recognizing the importance of gender equality and women’s rights. Check out our compilation of online events, Writer’s Chronicle articles, and educational resources, as well as a curated list of our staff’s favorite reads for Women’s History Month.

  • February 7, 2024

    #AWP24 HBCU Fellowship Program Events

    The AWP HBCU Fellowship Program will have a lot to offer at #AWP24 in Kansas City—not just to our wonderful faculty and student fellows, but to all conference attendees!

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