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  • In the Spotlight

    Community

    In the Spotlight

    Get to know our newest featured member: Minal Hajratwala, Founding Poet of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective

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  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    Everyday Creativity

    Read Matthew Zapruder's thoughts in the latest blog article.

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  • February Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    Reading, Writing, Teaching, Time

    A round-table discussion about the humanities in our February 2015 issue.

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  • AWP Award Series

    Contests

    AWP Award Series

    Submit now in creative nonfiction, novel, poetry, and short fiction.

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Annual Report on the State of the Academic Job Market

    Careers

    The Post-MFA Work-Life-Writing Balance

    Why it's difficult, and how it's possible.

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WC&C Scholarship Competition

    Contests

    WC&C Scholarship

    Submissions of fiction and poetry are welcome between December 1 and March 30.

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  • #AWP15 Registration

    Conference & Bookfair

    Register today for #AWP15

    Join us in Minneapolis to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer.

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Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Minal Hajratwala

Founding Poet of The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective

Writer's Chronicle Archives: The House that Jack Built

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