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Welcome to the new website of the Georgia Writers Association! Over the next few months, we will be uploading new content, offering more resources, and creating a great online experience for you. Our readers and writers are important to us, and we want to be the go-to resource for Georgia’s literary community. The Georgia Writers Association hosts the annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards and the Red Clay Writers Conference.

For the new low amount of $30.00, you will receive a 12-month membership that includes:

  • Free Workshops
  • Discount to Red Clay Writers Conference (this year in Savannah!)
  • Access to Professional Directory and the ability to contact these literary professionals (editors, publishers, bookstores, etc)
  • Read monthly Columns on various literary topics
  • Access the The Georgia Authority archives

If you would like to receive emails regarding upcoming workshops or events, click this link to join our mailing list. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments! We appreciate your continued support and participation.

Recent Content

A Place I’ve Never Lived Before

When I take that curvy part of Interstate 40 between Asheville and Hickory, North Carolina, deep breathes come easily. The stiffness in my neck releases and relaxes. The ‘important’ issues in my life lose their power. The mighty spruce trees reaching for the sky quiet my racing thoughts. The land all around belongs to me,…

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TMI: Finding the Right Writer’s Group

When it comes to writing a personal essay, it’s important to sift through all of your information to determine what might make for good material. Sometimes what seems interesting to you may not be very interesting to someone else. On the flip side, it’s also very important to write tastefully, which means not giving away…

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Building Your Library

Give Your Writer Resources: Article One In series one, article five, “Where Will You Write,” we looked at the importance of carving out a place to call your own. Establishing a designated area not only adds validity to your desire to write, it also reminds you of your purpose for being there–the kitchen is a…

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Conquering the Clutter Monster

It starts out innocently enough. You place a pile of mail down on the corner of your desk. Then you see a pen you just have to have, even though there are already 10 pens in your cup holder. Next is the pile of paper clips someone gave you, and you put them on the…

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Become a GWA Member Today!

Georgia Writers members enjoy a variety of resources that are designed to equip writers with the tools they need to succeed in the literary industry.

Our monthly columns are written by experienced, knowledgeable authors who are interested in guiding readers through the various challenges of the field. Find the columns that are right for you!

The Professional Directory allows members to view the business information of the literary professionals in the area, including bookstores, publishers, agents, editors, and more!

Do you have questions about grammar, copyright, concept critiques, or finding an editor? Submit your questions to the literary professionals of the GWA Board of Directors!

Join the Georgia Writers Association today to start utilizing these awesome benefits!

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