Graduating Student Membership

Where are you headed? AWP can help! A graduate walks down a path leading to many options such as: get a job, find a mentor, and apply for grants

Congratulations, Recent Graduates!

Recent grads, students, and adjuncts are eligible to purchase or renew a one-year AWP membership for just $49!

We extend this special offer to all recent creative writing graduates (defined as anyone who has graduated since December 1, 2020, with a writing degree, including those from PhD, MFA, MA, BFA, BA, and two-year programs). You’ll pay only $49 — that’s 35% off—to enjoy AWP’s extraordinary benefits, including

Join online today, and we will begin your individual membership from the date your personal or school membership expires. Simply select the $49 student rate at checkout and enter the name of the school you have graduated or will be graduating from. This offer is only valid through July 14, 2021.

While making your purchase, as a recent or prospective graduate you can also opt in to AWP’s "Life after the MFA" email series. Starting in August 2021, each month we will be discussing a different topic from the writing life, guiding you to resources, and presenting advice from respected teachers about those critical next steps to becoming the writer you want to be.

If you are a student or recent graduate experiencing financial hardship, please reach out to about this offer. We want to support you and your writing journey as best as we can during this difficult time.

We look forward to being a part of your writing community for years to come.
Congratulations on your achievement from all of us here at AWP!