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The AWP mailing address has changed!
 
AWP has a new mailing address as AWP staff continue to work remotely. Please make sure to update your mailing information if sending checks, invoices, or letters of inquiry to: Association of Writers & Writing Programs 440 Monticello Ave, Ste 1802, PMB 73708 Norfolk, Virginia 23510-2670. Read the full Writer's News announcement to find out more. 
 
Pssst, pass it on — AWP is hiring for two key roles
 
Seeking Advertising Sales Associate: The AWP membership department is growing and looking for a highly energetic, team-oriented Advertising Sales Associate. Candidates should have strong organizational and planning skills. Visit the AWP website for more information and to apply. Assistant Web Developer (part-time) needed: AWP is in need of an Assistant Web Developer who enjoys problem-solving, working with a team, and is detail orientated. Visit the AWP website for more information and to apply.
 
Ready for the next issue of The Writer's Chronicle?
 
If you missed the announcement, The Writer's Chronicle is moving exclusively online. After much discussion and consideration, the upcoming September issue of The Writer's Chronicle will not be in print. Sign in and view previous publications online or download the app. For more information read the letter from Executive Director Cynthia Sherman.
 
Writer to Writer receives $5,000 grant
 
We are thrilled to announce that AWP has been awarded a $5,000 Amazon Literary Partnership grant to support the Writer to Writer Mentorship Program. The program spans three months and pairs emerging mentee writers with published mentors. Writer to Writer is currently accepting applications for its seventeenth season! Visit our website to apply or read more about the 2022 grant from the Amazon Literary Partnership.
 
Watch this now released #AWP22 event
 
#AWP22 event Poetry & Disability Justice, sponsored by Cave Canem & Zoeglossia, is now available to watch on the AWP website or YouTube. Join Raymond Antrobus, Khadijah Queen, and L. Lamar Wilson in a discussion on how poets of color work within and without a disability justice framework, including readings from the poets, moderated by Saleem Hue Penny. Subscribe to AWP Youtube for more alerts on upcoming releases throughout the year.
 
Stay tuned for #AWP23 updates!
 
Registration for #AWP23 in Seattle, Washington will open in mid-August, along with the announcement of accepted events! Check back to the conference overview page for updates.
 
Submit your work
 
See what August has to offer on our Opportunities page! Some of the last contests of the summer include the Iron Horse Book Prize, The Writer Summer Flash Contest, and the Tofu Ink Arts Press Poetry Chapbook Prize. Send in your work soon, and keep an eye on this page for more opportunities!
 
Check out these titles by AWP members
 
Have you looked at our online Bookshelf lately? We post new and upcoming releases by AWP members. August releases include Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters by Maya Sonenberg, tender gravity by Marybeth Holleman, Benefit Street by Adria Bernardi, and Field of Everlasting by Kristine Rae Anderson. Titles on our Bookshelf are available for purchase on our Bookshop.org affiliate page. Have a new book you'd like to promote? Members can list their recent, full-length publications on our Bookshelf.
 
Apply for Writer to Writer
 
Applications for Season 17 of W2W are open until August 15! Apply now for the opportunity to get matched with a mentor in your genre. The next session will run from September 19–December 9, 2022. Learn more about the mentorship program and apply via Submittable.
 
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.

Tuesday, August 2
7:00–9:00 p.m. ET — A Montreal Pride Week Poetry Reading

Saturday, August 6
1:00–2:00 p.m. ET — OutWrite DC presents Love is Like a Butterfly: A Dolly Patron Poetry Workshop

Sunday, August 7
1:00–2:00 p.m. ET — OutWrite DC presents the workshop Queer Subversion of Poetic Form 

Thursday, August 11
6:00–7:00 p.m. ET — The Kolaj Institute will be hosting the PoetryXCollage Journal Launch
 
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