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

  • 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


  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook

    The Fulbright Is for Writers

    Katherine Arnoldi shows how this prestigious award benefits writers


  • 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.


  • Conference & Bookfair Schedule

    Conference & Bookfair

    Event Schedule

    Build your own 2020 Conference & Bookfair schedule.


  • #AWP20 Registration

    Conference & Bookfair

    Join us for #AWP20!

    Preregistration is open now for #AWP20 in San Antonio, TX. Register now to save time and money!


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


  • Feb 21

    Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

    Featuring more than 50 craft talks, workshops and panels from over 25 faculty and 20 fellows, the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference brings together over 300 writers for two days of literary craft, culture, and community every late February at

  • Feb 22

    Publishing Workshop

    February 22, 2020 A crash course in publishing your writing

  • Feb 24

    Cape Town 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

  • Feb 27

    Writers Studio at UCLA Extension

    Presented by the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, the Writers Studio at UCLA Extension is an intensive four days of instruction and writing.

  • 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

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