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Black History Month Deep Dive—AWP’s Voices from the Archives
As we celebrate Black History Month, take a minute to read “The Interiority of Your Feet on This Earth,” a beautiful 2015 interview with illustrious poet Nikky Finney from our archives. AWP has over 1,400 online articles from The Writer’s Chronicle freely available for members, including craft essays in all genres, roundtable discussions, and author interviews.
Purchase Your #AWP22 Registration at the Early-Bird Rate
There are two days left to purchase a #AWP22 registration at the early-bird rate! Register now at the lowest rate to gain access to hundreds of exhibitors and events, online and in Philadelphia. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit the Registration Overview page or email for assistance.
Submit Your #AWP22 Offsite Events
If you’re planning an in-person literary event in Philadelphia or a virtual literary event over the days of the conference, submit it to the AWP Offsite Events Schedule to promote your event to other #AWP22 attendees! Please be sure to follow all offsite event guidelines and choose venues that are accessible to attendees with disabilities.
Apply for the #AWP22 Work-Exchange Program
In exchange for your participation in a web training and four hours of your time, you can receive a waived registration to attend #AWP22. This is a great opportunity to see the conference in a new light and serve your fellow AWP attendees. The deadline to apply for the work-exchange program is February 11, 2022. If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit the AWP work-exchange page or email for more information.
Make Your #AWP22 Hotel Reservation
Register for #AWP22 today and get access to the 2022 Hotel & Travel information! There is still plenty of availability at all conference hotels, all of which are within 0.2 miles of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. If you have any questions about booking your hotel, please email
Upload Your #AWP22 Event Outline
#AWP22 accepted event organizers and/or moderators! If you haven’t already, please take a moment to upload an outline of your accepted event on the Event Management page of your AWP account. #AWP22 event outlines are mandatory and must be uploaded by Friday, February 18. If you have any questions about uploading your event outline, please email for assistance.
Gift a #AWP22 Conference Scholarship
Thanks to your generosity, we’ve raised $19,455 to fund scholarships for writers from historically underserved communities—BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and disabled writers—as well as writers in financial need. But we’d like to do more. Help us send every scholarship applicant to virtual and in-person #AWP22 by donating today!
More Scholarship News: Share the Love, Part 2
On February 14, if you donate $100 or more to the Conference Scholarship Program, you’ll be entered in a raffle to win one of eight luxury Vosges’ Raspberry Rose Truffle Bundle chocolate boxes, shipped straight to your doorstep. Share the Valentine's Day love by donating to win!
Advertise with AWP
Our site has over 89,000 users and gets an average of 230,000+ monthly visits. Get your message directly into writers’ inboxes by advertising in our e-newsletter, which has an average readership of 14,200. For web and e-newsletter spots in March, April, and May, we are kno 20% off our typical prices. This deal will end when the slots run out, so make sure to reserve before they’re gone!

For more information on all of our options, please visit our rate card. If you have any questions or would like to make a reservation, please don’t hesitate to contact!
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