General Election Information

Elections 2015

AWP has six regional councils that represent creative writing programs. The members below are standing for election as Vice Chair or Chair of their regional councils.

Program directors: Please vote for the candidate of your choice in your respective region only by April 7, 2015. Vote for only one candidate for Vice Chair. If you are in the Northeast Council, vote for only one Chair and one Vice Chair. Email your vote to Include the name of your favorite candidate, the name of your school, and your full name. Your vote is confidential. AWP uses your name only to verify your eligibility as a voter in your council.

Western Council

Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Manitoba, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, and Pacific Rim international programs.

Southwest Council

Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.

  • No candidates.

Midwest Council

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Ontario, and Wisconsin.

Northeast Council

Connecticut, Labrador, Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Europe.

Mid-Atlantic Council

Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Southern Council

Alabama, Arkansas, Caribbean Islands, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Elected Board Members

Read the campaign statements and bios of those previously elected to AWP's Board of Directors.