October 15, 2014
AWP Receives $15,000 Grant from the McKnight Foundation to Support Writers in Minnesota
AWP is pleased to announce a new grant of $15,000 from the McKnight Foundation. The grant funds will be used to provide complimentary registrations to 100 writers throughout Minnesota to attend the #AWP15 Conference and Bookfair in Minneapolis.
September 29, 2014
AWP Launches Writer to Writer Mentorship Program, Free to Members
AWP has announced the launch of its mentorship program, Writer to Writer. The free program, which pairs new and established writers, is open to all AWP members. Writers from underserved populations, including those who have never been associated with an MFA program and those from traditionally underrepresented regions, backgrounds, and cultures are encouraged to apply.
March 13, 2014
Wilkes University’s Bonnie Culver Elected President of AWP’s National Board of Trustees
AWP is pleased to announce the election of Bonnie Culver as president of the organization’s board of trustees.
February 19, 2014
AWP 2014 Seattle Conference & Bookfair opens February 26, featuring 2,000 Presenters and 550 Literary Events
Now the largest literary conference in North America, the 2014 AWP Conference & Bookfair will take place February 26 to March 1 at the Washington State Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle Hotel. More than 11,000 people are expected to attend.