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.
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...
December 1, 2020
This Thanksgiving our gatherings were smaller, and yet many of us were able to share our love, hope, and gratitude... Read more...
November 17, 2020
Lemons to Lemonade: Opportunities to Use the AWP Virtual Conference in Your Creative Writing Classroom
Lemons to Lemonade: Opportunities to Use the AWP Virtual Conference in Your Creative Writing Classroom Read more...
November 11, 2020
AWP Virtual Book Club is reading Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden for the month of November. Read more...
October 30, 2020
An interview with Suzi F. Garcia, Executive Editor Read more...
October 26, 2020
AWP is excited to announce that #AWP21 will be fully virtual in March 2021. We are currently working with Kansas City, MO to move the in-person conference to a future year and we will announce more information in the coming weeks. Read more...