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AWP provides support, advocacy, resources, and community to nearly 50,000 writers, 560 college and university creative writing programs, and 150 writers’ conferences and centers. Our mission is to foster literary achievement, advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and serve the writers, teachers, students, literary arts professionals, and readers of contemporary writing.

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