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#AWP22 Conference and Bookfair
Toi Derricotte to give #AWP22 keynote address
Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 24, 2022!
AWP’s Online Resources for Writers
From online communities to lesson plans to videos to opportunities.
#AWP22 Conference and Bookfair
Learn more about next year's conference format.
April Issue of The Writer's Chronicle
Poetry Grabbed Me by the Collar: An Interview with Eli Clare
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.
Check out the new listing of books by our members and find your next read!
Featured This Month
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
The Writer's Chronicle Archives: An Interview with Ruth Stone
William Greenway | December 2000
The Writer's News
June 17, 2021
AWP Endorses PEN America’s Joint Statement Opposing Legislation Restricting Education
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs joins the American Historical Association, the American Association of University Professors, the Association of American Colleges & Universities, and over 85 arts, education, and human rights organizations in signing PEN America’s “Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism and American History.”
June 16, 2021
Pride Month Literary Events
There are still many ways to connect with and show up for the literary LGBTQIA+ community this Pride Month!
May 25, 2021
Health & Safety Updates for #AWP22 Philadelphia
Attendee health and safety remains our priority as we welcome everyone to #AWP22 in Philadelphia.
April 1, 2021
Virtual AWP: Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings
AWP proudly presents a new series in its Virtual AWP lineup: Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings.
March 22, 2021
AWP Stands With #StopAsianHate
We at AWP cannot stand idly by while the violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community continues. The tragic murders last week of eight people...
The Anchorage offers a year-long online program providing supportive community, facilitated peer workshops, and monthly master classes. Writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome.
This two-week online residency encourages the exploration of new ideas in journalism and experimentation in writing.
Three classes, four sessions each, plus meet-ups, write-ins, special events, and a Student Reading Night. Choose between fiction, memoir, and revision.
The 2021 ASLE Biennial Conference Has been postponed, and we will have a smaller virtual event instead. Call for Papers will be issued in early 2021.
July 7-11, 2021 A supportive writers' conference
The Community of Writers Workshop in Fiction will be held entirely online in the Virtual Valley.
Virtual this year, with a stellar faculty and five packed days of programming. Workshops in fiction, memoir, poetry, nonfiction, novel, playwriting, children's lit, personal essay, and horror.