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Donate to AWP

Your gift to AWP is an investment in our mission to amplify the voices of writers and the academic programs and organizations that serve them while championing diversity and excellence in creative writing. As a donor, you make AWP’s programs affordable and accessible, helping us support a diverse and engaged community of writers and writing programs. We strive to maximize the impact of your donation and allow you to direct your gift to support the program you choose.

Our current support priorities include:

  • Scholarships to the AWP Conference & Bookfair for writers from marginalized communities
  • Expanding AWP Virtual programs and community offerings
  • Creating publication and professional opportunity through our Awards Series and publications
  • Mentorships to diverse writers in all genres through the Writer to Writer Mentorship program
  • Advocacy for writers and writing programs

We are grateful to you and our many generous donors for your belief in AWP and its mission to support writers and writing programs.

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Giving and Sponsorship Contact

Sheila Black
Director of Development
(240) 696-8287

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