Registration for our summer 2018 session is now closed, but never fear! You can still hear from our excellent faculty members by attending our FREE evening readings – including the keynote address by Connie Schultz on Saturday, July 14th.
All evening readings will be held at 7 p.m. in the Sears Auditorium at the University of Dayton Jesse Philips Humanities Center. Park in Lot C all week (overflow in Lot P).
Thanks to our Ohio Arts Council support, we are able to offer these events free of charge and open to the public. Please invite friends and family to join you!
Saturday, July 14: Keynote by Connie Schultz
Sunday, July 15: Lynn Powell, David Coe, Sophfronia Scott, Becky Morean
Monday, July 16: Flash workshop: Comic books, with Juliet Fromholt
Tuesday, July 17: TJ Turner, Joe Oestreich, Megan Hart, M. Scott Douglass
Wednesday, July 18: Participants’ open mic night! Emcee: Amelia Robinson
Thursday, July 19: Doug Ramspeck, Shuly Cawood, Chris Tebbetts
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.