Save the dates: Free Mini-Seminars (see below for dates) Fall Retreat, October 14-16, 2016 LitSalon with Joanne Smith, December 4, 2016 Spring One-Day Seminar (date to be determined) 32nd Annual Summer Program, July 8-14, 2017
Join Joanne Smith, memoirist, as she shares insights into writing her memoir, "The 13th Gift." Hosted by Katrina Kittle and emceed by Dayton Daily News Senior Editor Ron Rollins. This fundraiser includes tasty treats and a raffle auction of books! Register by Nov. 30, 2016 by clicking here, or learn more and register on our LitSalon page.
Spring One-Day Seminar
Spring One-Day Seminar--Literary Citizenship: It Works Both Ways
March/April 2017--Specific Date to be Determined.
FREE Mini-Seminars at Books & Co. at The Greene
Sept. 18, 2016 : Finding a Venue for Your Work
Oct. 16, 2016: NanoWriMo
Nov. 20, 2016: Platform / Brand Building
Dec. 2016 : NONE; Enjoy the holidays
Jan. 15, 2017: Point of View
Feb. 19, 2017 : Incorporating Research into Your Work
Check back mid-September 2016 for more details. Registration opens September 15.
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 in the Village of Yellow Springs and the greater Miami Valley, Ohio area.