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See the W2W Matches for Season 16
The latest season of AWP's Writer to Writer Mentorship Program is officially underway! This session’s participants include twelve mentorship pairs in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Read more about them on our website and keep your eyes peeled for the Season 17 mentee application window! Mentors can apply year-round.
Need Help Submitting a Proposal for #AWP23?
Two videos are available to help guide you through the process of crafting a proposal and how to submit a proposal. The #AWP23 Event Proposal Webinar explains the different components of a proposal, the process behind the proposal selection process, and the submission timeline. The #AWP23 Proposal System Walkthrough video guides the user through the steps of completing the proposal submission process on the AWP website. If you have any questions about your proposal, please email for assistance.
Submit Your Work
Check out our newly updated Opportunities page! Contests closing soon include the WOW! Women on Writing Spring 2022 Flash Fiction Contest, the Autumn House Fiction Contest, and the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize. Send in your creative work and keep your eye on this page for more publication opportunities!
Find Your Next Read by an AWP Member
Check out our Bookshelf to see new books by fellow members! May releases include Arribada by Estela Gonzalez, The Partition by Don Lee, Muse, Um by Larry O. Dean, and Pretend Plumber by Stephanie Barbe Hammer. Find these and many others on our affiliate page. Have a new or upcoming release of your own to promote? Let us know so we can promote it on our Bookshelf!
Upcoming Events to Add to Your Calendar
With each newsletter, AWP brings you new ways to foster connections within the national literary community. Our event roundup includes book releases, panels, and a wide variety of virtual and in-person events. These events include a range of free and ticketed registration and are not affiliated with AWP. For more information, check out this week's Writing News Roundup.

May 27—June 5
Cambridge Online Literary Festival

Thursday, June 2
12:00—12:45 p.m. ET— Join Samantha Rosenthal in discussing her novel Living Queer History: Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern City

Saturday, June 4
9:00—11:00 a.m. ET— Elizabeth Castillo will be holding Playing with Tongues: Multilingual Prose and Poetry

Tuesday, June 7
7:00—8:30 p.m. ET— Creative Writing to Preserve Brain Health—From Despair to Desire

Tuesday, June 14
2:15 p.m. ET— Lauren Elkin and Alexandra Kingston-Reese come together for a conversation about the contemporary essay

Monday, June 20
8:00—9 p.m. ET— Untold Stories: The Original and Unexpected Stories of Afghan Women Writers
Thank You #AWP22 Conference Advertisers!
Thank you to Conference Advertisers! Check out our Conference Advertiser Index to see all the amazing organizations who advertise with and support #AWP22!
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