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  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    From Disaster to Hope

    Meg Eden on Leza Lowitz’s Up from the Sea and the art of novels-in-verse


  • April Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    Speculative Nonfiction

    Four writers present a composite interpretation in the April 2020 issue


  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    AWP’s Online Resources for Writers

    From online communities to lesson plans to videos to opportunities.


  • Contests: Intro Journals Project Winners


    Intro Journals Project

    See all the 2020 winners and honorable mentions.


The Writer's News

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Writer's Chronicle


  • Apr 18

    North Carolina Writers' Network Spring Conference

    A full day of instruction and camaraderie on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Small classes, top writing faculty, and intensive Master Classes and breakout sessions in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and publishing. Other feature

  • Apr 19

    Paris Café Writing

    One-week seminar in Paris, France. You will write in the mornings in small cafes, share many great meals, enjoy walks and top-notch jazz, —and time alone. Nonfiction and creative writing.

  • Apr 20

    Kinship Medicines | Indigenous Arts

    Kinship Medicines is a thematic residency for queer, trans, and two-spirited Indigenous writers and visual artists who are enacting kinship ethics in their practices.

  • Apr 25

    Writing in the Pines

    April 25, 2020 A one day spring retreat for poets and writers

  • Apr 27

    Portofino, Italy Writers Retreat

    Acclaimed writing conference that's also a "retreat," with New York Times best-selling authors and literary agents. Not to be missed! Hosted by the Rohm Literary Agency. Guest speakers have included legendary literary agents Phoebe Larmore (agent to Marga

  • Apr 29

    Iceland Writers Retreat

    We invite published and aspiring writers in the fields of both fiction and non-fiction to participate in a series of workshops and panels led by an esteemed team of international writers. Between intimate workshops and lectures, we’ll offer the chance to

  • May 01

    Writing on the Door: Fiction Writing Conference

    Two days of craft sessions, author conversations, manuscript critiques in more in beautiful Sister Bay, Wisconsin

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