Antioch Writers' Workshop offers three scholarships annually, with both first place (covering full registration and tuition) and second place awards (covering half of registration and tuition), for its Annual Summer Program.
DEADLINE IS APRIL 15, 2017.
The scholarships are: ► Betty Crumrine Scholarship--awarded to a single parent who is committed to writing and who could not otherwise attend the workshop. Open to writers of fiction, nonfiction or poetry. ► Judson Jerome Poetry Scholarship--The scholarship is named after Judson Jerome, co-founder of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop, and awarded to poets. Open to writers of poetry. ► Bill Baker Scholarship—The scholarship is named after Bill Baker, co-founder of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop, and awarded to a writer who is nominated by someone who can testify to his or her qualifications both as writer and community member.
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.
May 21, 2017--Jessica Strawser, Editor of Writer's Digest, will share her writing insights and discuss her debut novel, Almost Missed You (forthcoming in March 2017 from St. Martin's Press)!
December 3, 2017--Kristina McBride, Young Adult novelist, will discuss her novels and what it's like to write in the popular and ever-growing field of Young Adult fiction.
All of the above dates are Sundays; these LitSalon fundraisers are from 4-7:00 p.m., and have limited registration since they're hosted in area homes. Stay tuned for more information and registration, coming soon!
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.