AWP Virtual Events
Horsepower by Joy Priest
VBC reads and discusses 2019 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry winner Joy Priest's newly-released Horsepower.
AWP Virtual Events
Evolution of Writing
Courtney Maum, Parneshia Jones, and Paulette Perhach discuss preserving your unique voice and making yourself a priority.
AWP Award Series
Congratulations to the 2020 AWP Award Series Winners!
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 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: "Like Water Remembering Light: An Interview with Marilyn Nelson"
Leslie McGrath | September 2009
The Writer's News
October 26, 2020
AWP Announces Virtual #AWP21
AWP is excited to announce that #AWP21 will be fully virtual in March 2021. We are currently working with Kansas City, MO to move the in-person conference to a future year and we will announce more information in the coming weeks.
October 5, 2020
Virtual Book Club October Read featuring Horsepower by Joy Priest
AWP Virtual Book Club welcomes a discussion on the newly-released Horsepower (Pitt Poetry Series, 2020) by Joy Priest, winner of the Donald Hall Prize for Poetry.
September 8, 2020
Virtual Book Club: Felon by Reginald Dwayne Betts
Join us for the AWP Virtual Book Club. Our featured book for September is Felon from author Reginald Dwayne Betts.
September 3, 2020
Virtual AWP: The Evolution of a Writer: Before, During, and Hopefully After the Pandemic
Virtual AWP: Conversations with Writers presents The Evolution of a Writer: Before, During, and Hopefully After the Pandemic, premiering Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. ET.
August 14, 2020
Honoring Leslie McGrath, Poet & Friend of AWP
Leslie McGrath, poet and teacher, passed away on August 6 at age sixty-three, after courageously battling cancer.
A three week online series focused on the craft of writing poetry with Kimberly Blaeser and Sean Hill.
The Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp is for the writer who has a full book-length manuscript (novel, memoir or short story collection) and would like to engage with a small group for a serious and productive response.
A five-day festival for writers featuring classes and conversations on the craft and business of writing.
The 15th National Black Writers Conference has been rescheduled and will be held virtually from Wednesday, November 11 to Saturday, November 14, 2020.
One-week seminar in Paris, France. You will write in the mornings in small cafes, share many great meals, enjoy walks and top-notch jazz—and time alone. Nonfiction and creative writing.
Key West has one of the most intriguing literary heritages of any place in America. With an annual readers' seminar and an array of writers' workshops, plus scholarship opportunities for teachers and librarians and emerging writers, the Key West Literary
A three week online series focused on the craft of nature writing with authors Camille Dungy and Scott Russell Sanders.