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Virtual AWP: Writer to Writer

Tune in as Writer to Writer mentor Kristen Witucki reconnects with her former mentees to discuss the intersection of parenthood and writing.

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New Creative Writing Currently post!

Learn about the thriving Spalding MFA Alumni Association!

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Season 20 of Writer to Writer has started!

Writer to Writer

Season 20 of Writer to Writer has started!

See who's participating this season.

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Writer’s News

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month!

Browse online events, find a new read by an APA author, and rewatch past AWP panels.

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May is Jewish American Heritage Month!

Attend online events, check out resources, and find a new book to read by a Jewish author!

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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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#AWP25

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.

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AWP Member Bookshelf

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

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The Writer's Chronicle Archives: How to Write Like Alice Munro

Kim Aubrey | September 2005


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Calendar

  • May 29

    Virtual Workshop: Critique You Can Use: A Scientific Approach to Receiving Feedback

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2024 at 4:00 PM Pacific. Please email joinus@bardsy.com to register.

  • May 29

    North Words Writers Symposium

    Ya aaní káa has du shkalneegí yaa nas.áx? (On this land their stories are sounding off - Lingit). North Words Writers Symposium welcomes all to an intimate setting with just 40 participants engaging with authors in a spectacular Alaska setting.

  • May 30

    Application Deadline for Monthly Mentorship: May 30, 2024

    Looking to integrate writing into your life in sustainable ways? Ready to focus on your own creative goals and deepen your writing craft? Striving to better manage your own editorial process? Join Monthly Mentorship, and become your own Best Editor—for l

  • Jun 01

    Loghaven Artist Residency

    Loghaven Artist Residency supports emerging and established artists working in the fields of writing, visual art, music composition, dance, theater, architecture, and interdisciplinary work, for two to six-week residencies. Our goal is to provide artists

  • Jun 01

    Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts

    Time for inspiration, a quiet studio, a beautiful setting, and a stimulating community of artists working in diverse disciplines. One, two, three, and four-week residencies are offered between June and October for New York State artists and writers lookin

  • Jun 06

    The Creativity Workshop in New York - June 6-9, 2024

    The Creativity Workshops take away the fear of writing and open the way to new ideas. They are especially helpful for writers in fiction, poetry, memoir, theatre and film to get over writing blocks.

  • Jun 06

    Indiana University Writers' Conference

    June 6-9, 2024. Bloomington, IN. Craft-based. For writers of all levels. Workshops, classes, award-winning faculty. Inclusive, inspiring.

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