The Writer’s News
The Writer’s News keeps you informed about new developments in the writing world, including award and publication announcements, news from AWP and the field, and updates about important literary figures.
April 8, 2021
An Interview with Michelle Dotter, Publisher and Editor in Chief Read more...
April 1, 2021
AWP proudly presents a new series in its Virtual AWP lineup: Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings. Read more...
March 22, 2021
We at AWP cannot stand idly by while the violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community continues. The tragic murders last week of eight people... Read more...
March 18, 2021
On March 3, the opening evening of the 2021 AWP Conference & Bookfair, AWP hosted a celebration of this year’s George Garrett Award and Small Press Publisher Award winners. Read more...
March 9, 2021
AWP’s completely virtual 2021 Conference & Bookfair (March 3–7) hosted over 6,000 attendees, 250 events, and 300 exhibitors
For the first time ever, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs’ annual conference and bookfair took place entirely in the virtual space. Read more...
February 9, 2021
The AWP Prize for Creative Nonfiction will now be The Sue William Silverman Prize in Creative Nonfiction.
AWP is delighted to announce that beginning in 2021, thanks to a significant legacy gift by the author and teacher Sue William Silverman, AWP’s prestigious prize for creative nonfiction will now be endowed in Sue Silverman’s name. Read more...
January 19, 2021
An interview with Barrett White, Founder & Editor in Chief Read more...
December 23, 2020
It has come to our attention that an illegal vendor of B2B business leads is claiming to have AWP attendee information... Read more...
December 22, 2020
Virtual AWP Pedagogy and the Creative Writing Studies Organization welcome Felicia Rose Chavez, Caleb Lee González, and Matthew Salesses for a discussion on Diversity & Inclusion in the Creative Writing Classroom. Read more...
December 2, 2020
Virtual AWP Pedagogy: Moving the Creative Writing Classroom Online with Lucy Biederman, Tamara Girardi & Lex Williford; moderated by Stephanie Vanderslice
Virtual AWP Pedagogy welcomes a roundtable discussion on Moving the Creative Writing Classroom Online with Lucy Biederman, Tamara Girardi & Lex Williford. Read more...