Refund Policy

Advertising

All advertising sales are final and nonrefundable. These include: display and classified advertisements for The Writer’s Chronicle; Conference Program advertisements; conference app advertisements, website advertisements, and email advertisements (enewsletter and conference emails). In the unlikely event that you need to cancel a particular advertisement, payment can be applied to an advertisement in another category. For questions about advertising sales, please contact advertising@awpwriter.org.

Author Signings

Author signing spot sales are final and nonrefundable.

Bookfair Exhibit & Performace Space

Bookfair exhibit and performance space is nonrefundable. This includes booth and table exhibits, as well as the bookfair stage. For questions about the bookfair please contact bookfair@awpwriter.org.

Conference Attendee Registration

Conference registration sales are final and nonrefundable. A registration may be transferred to another individual provided this individual is not already registered, the registration is used for the same conference, and the individual qualifies for the type of registration being transferred. For example, a student registration can only be transferred to another student. For more information about registration transfers, please contact registration@awpwriter.org.

Donations

Thank you once again for supporting AWP’s services for writers. Donations are nonrefundable. They are also tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. If your level of support includes additional items such as a membership or a conference registration, please see the refund policies for those particular items on this page. If you have any questions regarding your donation, please contact AWP’s Director of Development at pamela@awpwriter.org

Individual Membership

We want you to be happy with your AWP services. If you desire a refund for any reason, our staff members will process it promptly. Refunds for individual membership will be prorated based on the number of months the user has had access to benefits. If the payment was made using a credit card online within the past three months, we are generally able to refund the card directly, and you should see your refund within five business days. If payment was made outside of this time frame or via check, AWP will issue a check from our host university, the University of Maryland. It may take several weeks for you to receive a refund by check.

Institutional Memberships

We are unable to provide refunds for organizational membership. If you are having difficulty with your program’s membership, please contact us at awp@awpwriter.org or (240) 696-7700 and we will do our best to help you find a solution.

Interview Space

Conference interview room space sales are final and nonrefundable.

Receptions

Reception order sales are final and nonrefundable.

WC&C Program Memberships

We are unable to provide refunds for organizational membership. If you are having difficulty with your program’s membership, please contact us at awp@awpwriter.org or (240) 696-7700 and we will do our best to help you find a solution.

The Writer’s Chronicle Subscriptions

We want you to be happy with your AWP services. If you desire a refund for any reason, our staff members will process it promptly. Refunds for Chronicle subscriptions will be prorated based on the number of magazines the user has already received. Please note that there are six issues in a calendar year. If the payment was made using a credit card online within the past three months, we are generally able to refund the card directly, and you should see your refund within five business days. If payment was made outside of this time frame or via check, AWP will issue a check from our host university, the University of Maryland. It may take several weeks for you to receive a refund by check.

The Writer’s Chronicle Single Issues

Purchases of single issues of The Writer’s Chronicle are final and nonrefundable.