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Writer's Notebook

Writer's News

Honoring Juneteenth

See our Juneteenth resources and upcoming literary events.


Virtual AWP in Conversation: Celebrating Black Poetry with Cave Canem

Writer's News

June is Pride Month!

Check out our Pride Month literary events and educational resources!


Individual Membership

Individual Membership

Attention, Recent Grads!

AWP's resources can help you find the next step in your writing career.


George Garrett Award

2022 George Garrett Award

2022 George Garrett Award Announced!

Congratulations to Craig Santos Perez, this year's recipient for the 2022 George Garrett Award.


Writer to Writer Mentorship Program

Writer to Writer

Season 16 Has Begun

Check out our mentorship matches!


April Issue Writer's Chronicle

Writer's Chronicle

The Writer's Chronicle

April issue of Writer's Chronicle


AWP Bookshelf

Writer's Chronicle


Check out the new listing of books by our members and find your next read!


Virtual AWP Events

Virtual AWP Events

Virtual AWP Pedagogy

Tara Campbell and Julie Iromuanya discuss reclaiming and redefining genre fiction in the creative writing classroom.


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Writer's Chronicle


  • Jun 26

    DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon

    Join Portuguese and North American writers for two weeks of workshops, readings, craft talks, cultural exchange and creative community in the heart of one of Europe's most intriguing cities.

  • Jun 26

    New York State Summer Writers Institute

    Under the joint auspices of Skidmore College and the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany, the summer program is held on the campus of Skidmore College and will feature creative writing workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

  • Jul 06

    Southampton Writers Conference (in person)

    With a stellar faculty and five packed days of programming. Workshops in fiction, memoir, poetry, nonfiction, novel, children's lit, personal essay, and speculative.

  • Jul 24

    Napa Valley Writers' Conference

    The Napa Valley Writers' Conference is celebrating its 41st year as one of the nation's most prestigious summer writing programs. Since its beginning as an informal summer gathering of writers, the conference has remained a place to convene for fellowship

  • Jul 24

    Sitka Writing Adventure

    The Sitka Writing Adventure is a week-long workshop with Pam Houston where writers will generate new work while hiking, kayaking and exploring the pristine beauty of Sitka, Alaska.

  • Jul 31

    Mineral School August 2022 Residency

    Mineral School is an artists residency located in a former 1947 elementary school near Mt. Rainier, in Mineral, Washington. During 2022, we're offering one-week and two-week residency periods to a total of 24 artists, including poets, prose writers, and v

  • Aug 04

    Ocean View Writing Getaway

    August 4-7, 2022 - Atlantic City, NJ Read. Write. Relax.

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