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Join Us Behind the Scenes at AWP's Headquarters

Join us on May 6 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET for a behind the scenes look at AWP's office! Use the #BTSAWP hashtag on Twitter to ask questions and follow the chat.

Extend Your Membership at Our Student Rate

Graduating this year? Stay connected with your writing community post-MFA by  joining AWP today as an individual member! Join by June 30 and use promo code MFA15. You'll pay only $45—our deeply discounted student rate—in your first post-graduate year. This offer is also available to students graduating from two- or four-year programs in 2015.

Read Matthew Zapruder's Blog Articles

"During my first few years in graduate school I was doing a lot of failing. I was writing a lot, but I knew somehow my poems weren’t right yet." Matthew Zapruder's short series of blog entries in the Writer's Notebook concludes with  "Thinking Through the Long Poem" and "Everyday Failure."

Congratulations to R2: The Rice Review!

The winner of the 2015 National Program Directors' Prize for content is R2: The Rice Review from Rice University. In his remarks, this year's content judge, David Jauss, says that the journal "sets the bar for other journals and sets it high." The judge has not yet chosen the winner in the design category.

AWP Members In the Spotlight

April’s In the Spotlight member is Susan Briante, a poet, translator, and essayist from Tucson, Arizona. Learn more about Susan, and hear her thoughts on failure and the influence of writing peers by visiting her In the Spotlight profile!

We love to showcase the work that AWP members are doing in the literary community. Nominate the exceptional student, leader, or mentor in your life today!

Congratulations to the Intro Journals Winners!

Congratulations to all of the 2015 Intro Journals Project winners and honorable mentions in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Winning pieces are selected for publication in participating literary journals, including Artful Dodge, Colorado Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Mid-American Review, Puerto del Sol, Quarterly West, and Tampa Review.

Get Paid to Travel the World

In our latest Career Advice article, Suzanne Roberts explores the genre of travel writing. "Travel writing can mean many different things, from writing long-form literary place-based memoir to service-oriented guidebook contributions."

Become a Sponsor for #AWP16 Los Angeles

Program Directors: sponsorship opportunites for #AWP16 Conference & Bookfair in Los Angeles are now available. Sponsoring is a comprehensive and low-cost way to promote your program, writing center, or organization. Visit our website to learn more about sponsorship, the bookfair, and advertising, or contact our development director, Pamela Mills, at pamela@awpwriter.org

May 6: Behind the Scenes at AWP Tweet Chat #BTSAWP

May 29: Deadline to reserve & pay for an advertisement at FY15 rates

June 30: Last day for 2015 graduates to join AWP at the student rate