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    Teaching Critical Literary Citizenship

    Robert McGill and André Babyn on fostering thoughtful community involvement.

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    Unbinding Our Eyes

    Nausheen Eusuf on poetry as a way of seeing.

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    What the World is Trying to Be

    Mauricio Kilwein Guevara shares some lessons from John Goulet.

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    African-American History Month

    Board trustee David Haynes shares his reading list.

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  • In the Spotlight

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    In the Spotlight

    Get to know Larissa Lai, Associate Professor at the University of Calgary & CCWWP Board Member.

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  • Conference & Bookfair

    Conference & Bookfair

    #AWP19 T-shirt Contest

    Siolo Thompson is our AWP T-shirt design winner! Purchase your shirt today.

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    AWP Award Series

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

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    Join us for #AWP19!

    Will-call registration for #AWP19 in Portland, OR, is open! Register now to save time onsite.

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  • Braver Together Gala

    Gala

    Braver Together

    Join us for a celebratory glamping gala with Cheryl Strayed!

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Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Larissa Lai

Associate Professor, University of Calgary & CCWWP Board Member

Writer's Notebook: "Switching Genres"

Ariel S. Winter | January 2019

Podcast: Episode 159: Award-Winning Professional Publications with Preprofessional Staff: Mentorship and Applied Learning in Literary Publishing

Washington, DC 2017

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "Curious Attractions: Magical Realism's Fate in the States "

Debra Spark | December 1996


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Calendar

  • Feb 22

    Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

    Featuring more than 50 craft talks, workshops and panels from over 25 faculty, the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference is a unique and intimate creative writing experience where writers of all backgrounds, genres, and skill levels gather togeth

  • 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 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 02

    Writing By Writers Wolf House Residency

    Writing By Writers is pleased to offer two, one-week residencies at The Wolf House in NE Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2-9, 2019 and June 29-July 6, 2019. All applications deadline are due August 15, 2018.

  • Mar 02

    Publishing Workshop

    March 2, 2019 A one day retreat for poets and writers

  • Mar 15

    2019 Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop

    The WxW Boulder Generative Workshop brings aspiring writers into close community with nationally known writers for a weekend of inspiration, craft and the generation of new work. Whether you are just getting started or have projects that need new life, t

  • Mar 20

    University of North Dakota Writers Conference

    The UND Writers Conference is a free and open literary festival that features readings and panel discussions by invited authors. In addition, we offer community workshops and open-mike readings. All events are free and open to the public.

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