AWP provides community, opportunities, ideas, news, and advocacy for writers and teachers of writing.

  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    25 Tips for AWP Success

    Paulette Perhach o how to have a blast at the AWP conference


  • In the Spotlight

    Conference & Bookfair

    Service Project

    Be a part of this year's service project by supporting Fiesta Youth, the leading LGBTQ youth organization in San Antonio


  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    Two Writers Walk into an Elevator

    Paulette Perhach's experience at #AWP16 in LA


  • #AWP20 Registration

    Conference & Bookfair

    Join us for #AWP20!

    Will-call registration is open for #AWP20 in San Antonio, TX. Register now to save time!


  • In the Spotlight


    In the Spotlight

    Get to know members Joanne Veal Gabbin & Lauren K. Alleyne, of Furious Flower fame.


  • November Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    Crafting Tension

    Dustin M. Hoffman shares a quantitative approach in the February 2020 issue


  • AWP Award Series


    AWP Award Series

    Submit now in creative nonfiction, novel, poetry, and short fiction.


  • #AWP20 Featured Presenters

    Conference & Bookfair

    Featured Presenter Q&As

    Read exclusive interviews with our #AWP20 featured presenters.


Featured This Month

In the Spotlight: Joanne Veal Gabbin & Lauren K. Alleyne

Furious Flower executive director & co-editor

Writer's Notebook: "The Prestigious Fulbright Award Is for Creative Writers, Too"

Katherine Arnoldi | January 2020

Podcast: Episode 78: Argonaut, Citizen, Empathy, Inoculation: New Nonfiction

Minneapolis 2015

The Writer's Chronicle Archives: "An Interview with Nora Okja Keller"

Sarah Anne Johnson | March/April 2004

The Writer's News

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Writer's Chronicle


  • Mar 02

    Writing By Writers Wolf House Residency

    Writing By Writers is pleased to offer two, one-week residencies at The Wolf House in NE Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2-8, 2020 and June 29-July 5, 2020. All applications deadline are due August 15, 2019.

  • Mar 11

    Northern California Writers’ Retreat

    Five days of fiction writing and workshops in the beautiful California redwoods.

  • Mar 13

    2020 Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop

    The WxW Boulder Generative Workshop brings aspiring writers into close community with nationally known writers for a weekend of inspiration, craft and the generation of new work. Whether you are just getting started or have projects that need new life, t

  • Mar 15

    Get Away to Write - Florida

    March 15-20, 2020 An inspiring retreat for poets and writers

  • Mar 18

    Northern California Writers’ Retreat

    Five days of fiction writing and workshops in the Santa Cruz mountains.

  • Mar 19

    Advanced Manuscript Boot Camp

    Kaz Conference Advanced Manuscript Boot Camp is 72 hours of supportive critique that will lead you to the final draft of your manuscript with max potential to publish.

  • Mar 20

    Power of Narrative Conference

    2.5 Day Conference on the campus of Boston University featuring presentations from 30+ narrative writers and editors. Now in its 22nd season.

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