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    Teaching Critical Literary Citizenship

    Robert McGill and André Babyn on fostering thoughtful community involvement.

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    Writer's Notebook

    Unbinding Our Eyes

    Nausheen Eusuf on poetry as a way of seeing.

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    Writer's Notebook

    What the World is Trying to Be

    Mauricio Kilwein Guevara shares some lessons from John Goulet.

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    African-American History Month

    Board trustee David Haynes shares his reading list.

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  • In the Spotlight

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    In the Spotlight

    Get to know Larissa Lai, Associate Professor at the University of Calgary & CCWWP Board Member.

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  • Conference & Bookfair

    Conference & Bookfair

    #AWP19 T-shirt Contest

    Siolo Thompson is our AWP T-shirt design winner! Purchase your shirt today.

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  • AWP Award Series

    Contests

    AWP Award Series

    Submit now in creative nonfiction, novel, poetry, and short fiction.

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  • #AWP19 Registration

    Conference & Bookfair

    Join us for #AWP19!

    Will-call registration for #AWP19 in Portland, OR, is open! Register now to save time onsite.

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  • Braver Together Gala

    Gala

    Braver Together

    Join us for a celebratory glamping gala with Cheryl Strayed!

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Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Larissa Lai

Associate Professor, University of Calgary & CCWWP Board Member

Writer's Notebook: "Switching Genres"

Ariel S. Winter | January 2019

Podcast: Episode 159: Award-Winning Professional Publications with Preprofessional Staff: Mentorship and Applied Learning in Literary Publishing

Washington, DC 2017

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "Curious Attractions: Magical Realism's Fate in the States "

Debra Spark | December 1996


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Calendar

  • Mar 01

    Writing By Writer's DRAFT

    An intensive program for 15 writers who are committed to completing a novel, memoir, short story, or essay collection over the course of two years. Whether starting a first draft, or working through a new revision, this program is appropriate for writers

  • Mar 01

    Writing By Writer's DRAFT

    An intensive program for 15 writers who are committed to completing a novel, memoir, short story, or essay collection over the course of two years. Whether starting a first draft, or working through a new revision, this program is appropriate for writers

  • Mar 02

    Writing By Writers Wolf House Residency

    Writing By Writers is pleased to offer two, one-week residencies at The Wolf House in NE Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2-9, 2019 and June 29-July 6, 2019. All applications deadline are due August 15, 2018.

  • Mar 02

    Publishing Workshop

    March 2, 2019 A one day retreat for poets and writers

  • Mar 15

    2019 Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop

    The WxW Boulder Generative Workshop brings aspiring writers into close community with nationally known writers for a weekend of inspiration, craft and the generation of new work. Whether you are just getting started or have projects that need new life, t

  • Mar 20

    University of North Dakota Writers Conference

    The UND Writers Conference is a free and open literary festival that features readings and panel discussions by invited authors. In addition, we offer community workshops and open-mike readings. All events are free and open to the public.

  • Mar 21

    Advanced Manuscript Boot Camp

    Kaz Conference Advanced Manuscript Boot Camp is 72 hours of supportive critique that will lead you to the final draft of your manuscript with max potential to publish.

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