Literature, Writers

The Scene Wednesday: AWP Membership

January 6 / 16

Hello! New Year, new or maybe old things depending on this post. I may have or may haven’t sent this, but I will because there are writers out there who may find this handy and useful.

(from The Writer’s Chronicle magazine)


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 the contemporary writing.

Membership Benefits

Become a member and receive the following–

  • 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
  • Eligibility to apply for the Writer to Writer Mentorship Program, free to members

AWP Online : Podcasts / Job List / Articles / News / Award Series / Conference & Centers / Opportunities / Grants & Awards / #AWP16 in Los Angeles / Bookshelf / Guide to Writing Programs / The Writer’s Notebook / Director of Membership

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