Artscene Newsletter: How to Become a Member of AWP

April 29, 2015

Hello! Time for more artscene today.  Good stuff to share with you, so much so, that each will have their own post. First, how do you become a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Program and what are the benefits?



AWP provides support, advocacy, resources, and community to nearly 50,000 writers at all stages of their careers. Since 1967, we have sought to foster literary achievement, advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing.


  • A subscription to the Writer’s Chronicle, free digital reader apps, and access to our archive of past issues online.
  • Access to our online Job List, highlighting job and fellowship opportunities for writers across the country.
  • Access to the Writer’s Calendar, so you can explore writing conferences, grants, awards, and opportunities for publication.
  • Access to our career advice and reports on the academic job market.
  • A personalized profile in our online Directory of Members.
  • Deep discounts on AWP conference registration and Award Series entry fees.


Podcasts / Job List / Articles / News / Award Series / Conferences & Centers / Opportunities / Grants & Awards / #AWP14 in Seattle / Bookshelf / Guide to Writing Programs / The Writer’s Notebook / Directory of Members

All you have to do is to go to awpwriter.org.

More to come!

featured image courtesy of Belinda Witzenhausen 2012/1ms.net