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    Web Series

    Watch "Paths to Publishing," episode 11 of the Writer to Agent Web Series.

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  • Conference T-shirt Contest

    Conference & Bookfair

    #AWP19 T-shirt Contest

    Members may now vote for their favorite t-shirt design.

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  • AWP Award Series

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    AWP Award Series

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

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  • #AWP19 Registration

    Conference & Bookfair

    Join us for #AWP19!

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

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  • In the Spotlight

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    In the Spotlight

    Get to know our newest featured member: Kwoya Fagin Maples, creative writing faculty at Alabama School of Fine Arts.

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  • Braver Together Gala

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    Braver Together

    Join us for a celebratory glamping gala with Cheryl Strayed!

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Annual Report on the State of the Academic Job Market

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    Annual Job Market Report

    AWP’s report on the state of the 2017–18 academic job market.

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  • Job

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    AWP Job Posting

    We are seeking candidates for our new Executive Director.

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Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Kwoya Fagin Maples

Creative Writing Faculty, Alabama School of Fine Arts

Writer's Notebook: "AWP’s 2017–2018 Report on the Academic Job Market"

Jason Gray | December 2018

Podcast: Episode 158: Amplifying Unheard Voices

Washington, DC 2017

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "What Happens If We Win"

Bruce Cutler | May 1986


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