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    AWP Job Posting

    We are seeking candidates for our new Executive Director.


  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    Split This Rock

    Sarah Browning celebrates 10 years of poetry, witness, & resistance.


  • Conference T-shirt Contest

    Conference & Bookfair

    #AWP19 T-shirt Contest

    Pacific Northwest members are invited to design the official T-shirt for #AWP19 in Portland.


  • In the Spotlight


    In the Spotlight

    Get to know our newest featured member: Donna Kaz, Program Director, Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference.


  • Conference & Bookfair Schedule

    Conference & Bookfair

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  • #AWP19 Featured Presenters

    Conference & Bookfair

    Featured Presenters

    See the featured presenter lineup for #AWP19!


  • October/November Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    Lucie Brock-Broido

    Marie Howe, Sumita Chakraborty, Kathy Fagan, & Dorothea Lasky in the Oct/Nov 2018 issue


  • #AWP19 Registration

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    Join us for #AWP19!

    Preregistration for #AWP19 in Portland, OR, ends January 3!


Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Donna Kaz

Program Director, Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference

Writer's Notebook: "When It Hurts, Write Harder: A Tribute to Philip F. Deaver"

Diana Raab | October 2018

Podcast: Episode 156: Gwendolyn Brooks 100th Anniversary Tribute

Washington, DC 2017

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "On the Poetry of Ann Stanford"

Maxine Scates | October/November 2000

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