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Feminism in Writing and Practice: Activism, Books, and Other Resources
AWP recognizes the transformative power of literature and strives to be an ally in making the world a more equitable and compassionate place. Our staff has worked together to assemble a compilation of resources to engage with and to further aid in the education of women's rights and global activism.
Submit an Event Proposal for #AWP23
The #AWP23 proposal system is open for submissions! As you prepare your proposal, please be sure to read our updated Proposal Guidelines and Presenter Guidelines, and find additional resources for submitting on the Proposal Overview page. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST. If you have any questions about submitting an event proposal, please email for assistance.
Honoring AAPI Month
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Join us in honoring the AAPI community by checking out our list. Don't forget to take a look at our Writer's News piece, where we have a comprehensive list of virtual resources to further honor AAPI month.
Join the AWP Faculty & Mentor Lounge
Looking to chat with other writing instructors and share resources? Join us in the AWP Faculty & Mentor Lounge on Facebook, and feel free to start and participate in discussions, share what has helped you teach, and ask for advice from your peers. See you there!
See Who's Participating in W2W
Season 16 of the Writer to Writer Mentorship Program starts this week! Who will the matches be? Keep your eyes peeled for an announcement on our website and social media channels!
Experience #AWP22 Moments from Attendees in Philadelphia!
From reconnecting with old friends, to seeing writers you love, to attending panels that challenge you, to coming home with a suitcase filled with books, there’s a lot to love about #AWP22. See attendees’ favorite moments on our Instagram Reels and check out the full video on our YouTube Channel.
Support Book the Vote
Writers for Democratic Action has launched a new initiative, "Book The Vote,” a national voter registration drive hosted by libraries and independent bookstores at tables staffed by writers and poets. For more information, visit, and to view the brochure.
Discover New Books by AWP Members
Find your next read or promote your own book on our Bookshelf, which features new and upcoming releases by AWP members. Early May publications include Monkey Business by Carleton Eastlake, Philosophers Know Nothing About Love by Alison Lubar, and In the Lonely Backwater by Valerie Nieman. Find these and more on our affiliate page.
Jewish Heritage Month Booklist
May is Jewish American Heritage Month! Honor Jewish American Heritage Month by checking out AWP’s curated list!
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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, May 10 8 p.m.Politics and Prose Live presents Rachel M. Harper’s novel The Other Mother with Kiese Laymon.

Sunday, May 15 3 p.m.Immigration Stories of Asian American Women: Here is Happiness

Tuesday, May 17 8 p.m. Politics and Prose Live, in partnership with Books & Books and the Harvard Bookstore, presents Uncertain Ground with Kori Schake!

Wednesday, May 18 6 p.m. Lost City Books presents Girl Online by Joanna Walsh with guest Mckenzie Wark!

May 21-22, 8 a.m. Short Story Fest is an online literary festival that celebrates short stories.
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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