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Virtual AWP in Conversation: Sue Silverman Prize Winner Anne-Marie Oomen

Join author Anne-Marie Oomen and AWP's Jason Gray for a reading and discussion Tuesday, December 13 at 6:00 p.m. ET.

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AWP HBCU Fellowship Program

Student applications are open November 15–January 15.

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#AWP23 Keynote Speaker

AWP is pleased to announce award-winning author Min Jin Lee as the 2023 AWP Conference & Bookfair Keynote Speaker!

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  • Jan 13

    Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

    Atlantic City, NJ area January 13-16, 2023 A supportive, participant-focused writers' conference

  • Jan 13

    29th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

    Atlantic City, NJ area January 13-16, 2023 A supportive, participant-focused writers' conference

  • Feb 06

    Late Winter Writers Residency 2023 | Online

    This two week online residency provides broad thematic teaching from faculty members, Dani Spinosa and Kate Siklosi, Q&A sessions and workshopping.

  • Feb 15

    Hedgebrook Writer-in-Residence Program

    The Writer-in-Residence Program is Hedgebrook’s core program, supporting the fully-funded residencies of approximately 80 women writers at the retreat each year.

  • 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 08

    Rebirth Your Book: Costa Rica (travel retreat) March 2023

    Costa Rica holds pristine beaches, cascading waterfalls, cloud forests and wildlife. Morning mindfulness starts your creative flow. Come and write with Dinty W. Moore & Allison K Williams

  • Mar 14

    Get Away to Write - Florida

    March 14-19, 2023 An inspiring retreat for poets and writers

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