Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month!
Discover a new read from a Jewish American author by browsing our staff-curated booklist.
Meet the #AWP24 HBCU Creative Advisor!
We are thrilled to introduce Rion Amilcar Scott.
Donate to the James Alan McPherson Endowment!
Your donation directly funds an emerging fiction writer.
Writer to Writer
Writer to Writer Season 18 Has Begun
See our mentorship matches!
Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month!
Browse online events, find a new read by an AAPI author, and rewatch past AWP panels.
A Message on #AWP24
Read about how AWP is working with Kansas City contacts to create a safe and inclusive space for all attendees.
The Writer's Chronicle
The Writer's Chronicle
Check out new articles in April's issue of The Writer's Chronicle!
Check out the new listing of books by our members and find your next read!
AWP’s Online Resources for Writers
From online communities to lesson plans to videos to opportunities.
Featured This Month
The Writer's Chronicle Archives: What We Talk About When We Talk About Voice
Sandra Beasley | February 2017
The Writer's News
May 8, 2023
#AWPSpringJAM May Kickoff
At #AWP23, we announced the name change of the AWP Prize for the Novel to the James Alan McPherson Prize for the Novel, in honor of the prolific writer and professor emeritus James Alan McPherson.
May 8, 2023
AWP Hiring Full-Time Senior Publications Editor
The Senior Publications Editor is responsible for the production and electronic distribution of AWP’s long-standing publication The Writer’s Chronicle, as well as managing several literary competitions under the umbrella of the AWP Award Series. The individual in this role must have the ability to think strategically and create new ideas, pathways, and outreach to take The Writer’s Chronicle to the next level.
May 3, 2023
AWP Joins the Human Artistry Campaign; Stands in Support of the WGA Strike
AWP has joined the Human Artistry Campaign, a coalition of associations, trade unions, and other professionals protecting the rights of creators across the globe. The campaign promotes responsible use of artificial intelligence to support but not supplant human creation.
May 1, 2023
A Bittersweet Farewell to AWP's Director of Publications
AWP bids a bittersweet farewell and wishes a happy retirement to Supriya Bhatnagar, one of our longest-tenured staff members.
May 1, 2023
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!
Join AWP in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May! AWP has compiled the following resources in honor of AAPI Month and its rich cultural history. Don’t forget to check out AWP’s staff-curated AAPI Month Bookshop.org list!
Loghaven Artist Residency
Loghaven Artist Residency hosts 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 wit
First Friday Reading Series - June 2023
Online readings featuring writers with Nebraska connections, a national presence, and a new book
Historical Novel Society North America Conference 2023
The Historical Novel Society North America Conference brings together authors and lovers of historical fiction to connect, learn, and grow. In 2023, over 70 author-presenters and four special guests share their expertise with over 600 in-person and virtua
The Creativity Workshop in New York - June 9-12
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.
Juniper Summer Writing Institute
Every summer, the Juniper Institute gathers a community of writers to explore the creative process and develop new approaches to the craft of writing. In association with the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Juni
Mont Blanc Writers Workshop - Writing By Writers
The Mont Blanc workshop is a one or two-week long writing adventure where writers will have the opportunity to generate new work, receive manuscript critique, explore Chamonix and hike in stunning French Alps. The workshops are limited to 12 participants
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
Every summer in late June, writers at every stage of development gather for an enlivening week of literary activity with award-winning faculty – including Pulitzer-prize winners and National Book Award winners – who are also known for their success in tea