#AWP22 Conference and Bookfair
#AWP22 Proposal System Open
Submit your event proposal May 3–June 8.
#AWP22 Conference and Bookfair
Learn more about next year's conference format.
April Issue of The Writer's Chronicle
Poetry Grabbed Me by the Collar: An Interview with Eli Clare
Writer to Writer
Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings
Enjoy a poetry reading by the mentees of J. Kates: Susan Tatiner, Joyce Schmid, Lucas Jacob & Lynn Pattison.
Check out the new listing of books by our members and find your next read!
AWP’s Online Resources for Writers
From online communities to lesson plans to videos to opportunities.
Community Writing Groups Directory
Search the new directory for a group or add your own group.
Featured This Month
The Writer's Notebook: "The Art of Conducting E-Interviews"
Kamala Thiagarajan | August 2004
Podcast: Episode 83: Finding Voice with Roxane Gay, Pablo Medina, and Michael Thomas, Sponsored by Grove/Atlantic Press
The Writer's Chronicle Archives: Daddy, Daddy, You Bastard, or the Art of Being Influenced
William Greenway | December 2000
The Writer's News
April 1, 2021
Virtual AWP: Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings
AWP proudly presents a new series in its Virtual AWP lineup: Writer to Writer Conversations & Readings.
March 22, 2021
AWP Stands With #StopAsianHate
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...
March 18, 2021
AWP Announces Winners of the 2021 George Garrett and Small Press Publisher Awards
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.
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.
December 23, 2020
AWP Warns Members about Fraudulent Emails
It has come to our attention that an illegal vendor of B2B business leads is claiming to have AWP attendee information...
Sunday, May 9 - Sunday, June 13, 2021 A five-week course led by Peter E. Murphy
Longleaf Writers' Conference is an annual literary conference beginning in the second week of May. This conference provides lectures, workshops, seminars, readings, and social events in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and mixed genres, with nationa
Annual conference in scenic Homer, Alaska, where "The Land Meets The Sea." Features novelists, essayists, poets, agent,editors. Offers creative writing craft classes, readings, open mic, panel discussions, consultations and time for writing. For all level
Writers study with phenomenal writers in an intimate virtual setting. Work on your writing with the best of the best.
Saturday, May 22, 2021 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT
June 3-6, 2021. Virtual, craft-based conference for writers of all levels. Workshops, classes, award-winning faculty. Inclusive, inspiring.
The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing is a nonprofit founded in 2010. Its purpose is to enrich the lives of writers by fostering creativity, community, and craft among established authors and poets. The Institute is also committed to enhanci