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Submit to the Kurt Brown Prizes
 
Just a few days left! AWP will award three scholarships of $500 each to three first-place winners in the genres of creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. All winners and six finalists of the Kurt Brown Prizes will also receive a one-year individual membership. Send in your creative work now!
 
 
Apply now for W2W
 
We are still accepting applications for our Writer to Writer mentorship program! W2W matches emerging writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction with published authors in their chosen genre. Apply via Submittable by April 15 for Season 16 of the program. This session will run from May 9 to July 29, 2022. Please reach out to awp@awpwriter.org with any questions.
 
Check your Email for a #AWP22 Survey
 
#AWP22 attendees and exhibitors, be on the lookout for a survey from conference@awpwriter.org regarding your #AWP22 experience. Your feedback matters to us and we use survey data and comments during each planning cycle.
 
Honor National Arab American Heritage Month
 
April is National Arab American Heritage Month! Please join AWP in celebrating a rich and diverse culture by adding titles from our Bookshop.org list to your reading list!
 
Thank you #AWP22 Attendees for a Successful Conference & Bookfair
 
AWP would like to thank all attendees, exhibitors, and panelists for the success of our #AWP22 conference and bookfair! The conference hosted 6,000 in-person attendees and over 1,000 virtual attendees. Highlights from the conference include poet Toi Derricotte’s keynote address and our other featured events. Over 120 virtual events are available on our virtual platform, Pathable, until May 1, 2022. Please register for access to the post conference literary events if you have not done so already.
 
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!
 
Join The Discussion
 
AWP asked: What is your favorite poem or poet?

Some of the answers we received:

On Twitter
@PhlCris: “He Who Sleeps On My Lap,” by Ronald Baytan
@whatevertheyain: “Stations,” by Audrey Lorde
@NikkiUmmel: “Scheherazade,” by Richard Silken
@themcneals: “To an Athlete Dying Young”, by A.E Houseman
@dbs_press: “Samurai Song,” by Robert Pinsky
@VictoriaKleinCo: Anything by Amanda Gorman!
@JWinstonJones: Roger Reeves

On Instagram
@dorinapenapoet: Jan Beatty!
@bp_moonshinestarco: “All the World’s a Stage,” by Shakespeare
@lc_poetics: “The Gift,” by Li Young Lee
@dpsnyder_writer: “The Lady of Shalott,” by Alfred Lloyd Tennyson
@rrbaker: “Monet Refuses the Operation,” by Lisel Mueller
@meghasworld16: “Tradition,” by Jericho Brown

Follow AWP on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to look for a different question every Tuesday.
 
 
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The header image shows judges Reyna Grande, Soniah Kamal, and Marlena Chertock for the 2022 Kurt Brown Writing Prizes. 
 
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