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Min Jin Lee

AWP Conference

#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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Virtual AWP Events

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Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings

Mentor Eileen Cronin reunites with past mentees to discuss the intersection of disability and writing.


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April Issue Writer's Chronicle

Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's Chronicle

April issue of Writer's Chronicle


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Writer's Chronicle


  • Aug 21

    The Lighthouse Sessions—Women's

    Women’s Retreat “To The Lighthouse” in Maine

  • Aug 28

    Mineral School September 2022 Residency

    Mineral School is an artists residency located in a former 1947 elementary school near Mt. Rainier, in Mineral, Washington. During 2022, we're offering one-week and two-week residency periods to a total of 24 artists, including poets, prose writers, and v

  • Aug 29

    Great River Writers Retreat

    The Great River Writers Retreat winner is selected from an applicant pool of writers from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin across multiple genres, and allows the winner to spend a week working on a specific writing project they have underway.

  • Sep 08

    Building Narratives: Writing the Urban Pastoral

    September 8 - October 6, 2022 Each Thursday from 7-9pm EDT An inspiring five-week poetry workshop

  • Sep 12

    The First Pages: An Online Creative Nonfiction Workshop

    September 12 - October 17, 2022 Each Monday from 7-9pm EDT Led by Camellia-Berry Grass

  • Sep 15

    Washington Island Literary Festival

    Choose from one to three days of programs for writers and readers on beautiful Washington Island, located in Lake Michigan.

  • Sep 17

    Seattle Escribe Spanish Writing Residency 2022

    Seattle Escribe ha celebrado la creación de la literatura en español, desde su fundación en el 2014, Mineral School da la acogida a escritores y artistas para compartir tiempo y espacio en residencias que se llevan a cabo en una antigua escuela cerca del

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