Featuring as keynoter the Pulitzer-prize winning columnist and author Connie Schultz, and morning sessions in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction - with some surprises this year! - plus a sterling cast of instructors for the afternoon workshop intensives.
Seats are limited for the afternoon sessions. Don't miss out on your chance to work one-on-one with your favorite author! Registration is now open; see our Summer Schedule and Registration pages for details.
These fun, casual gatherings in local homes bring together regional writers with literary lovers of all types--writers and readers! They are a great way to hang out with old friends--and make new ones!--in the Dayton area literary community.
Join us for an inspiring weekend getaway at the Bergamo Learning Center near Dayton, Ohio (http://www.bergamocenter.org/). Immerse yourself in small-group sessions, one-on-one discussions and critiques, walking meditation on the beautiful Bergamo grounds, and of course, writing!
Fee includes two nights in a private room, all meals, and faculty consultation with seasoned professional writers to help guide your writing journey. Travel is not included.
Did you know that Antioch Writers' Workshop is a 501c3 non-profit? That means it operates fiscally independently, and that you can make a tax-deductible donation! By supporting AWW, you're supporting writers creating fiction, nonfiction and poetry... all for the good of readers and our culture!
It's simple... you can make a one time donation of $1 or $5 (about the cost of a latte), $10 or $20 (about the cost of a lunch, movie or book), or more! Or, you can subscribe to make a monthly donation for a year. Donor thank you gifts are available, or opt for all of your gift to go to supporting AWW! Learn more on our Donate page.
We offer instruction in the creative writing craft and in the professional skills creative writers need to succeed in the publishing world, as well as opportunities for connecting to a vibrant, supportive creative writing community.
The AWW fosters the art and craft of creative writing by supporting writers at all levels through mentorship, community, and inspiration. In support of our mission, we commit to the following goals:
Create an open and welcoming writing environment through a variety of in-person programs.
Provide instruction and professional development opportunities geared to a broad range of experience levels.
Provide opportunities for face-to-face engagement with professional writers, editors, and agents.
Introduce the work of local and national writers to the greater Miami Valley, Ohio community through open-to-the public readings and similar events.
Help build the next generation of writers through programming specifically geared to younger writers.
Provide these opportunities at locations in the greater Miami Valley, Ohio area, welcoming writers from all areas.