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Welcome to the website of the Georgia Writers Association! Our readers and writers are important to us, and we want to be the go-to resource for Georgia’s premier literary community. The Georgia Writers Association hosts the annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards and the Red Clay Writers Conference.

A 12-month membership to Georgia Writers Association costs $30 and includes:

  • Free Workshops (held monthly August through May)
  • Discount to Red Clay Writers Conference
  • Access to the NEW monthly digital magazine, The Georgia Authority and its archives
  • Monthly columns on various literary topics

To receive emails regarding upcoming workshops or events, click this link to join our mailing list. For questions or comments, contact us. We appreciate your continued support and participation.

 

GWA Executive Director: Dr. Margaret Walters (Author of A. L. Burruss: The Life of a Georgia Politician and a Man to Trust)

Recent Content

51st Annual GAYA Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

The 2015 Georgia Author of the Year Awards was held this past Saturday, June 27, at the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center. There were 116 nominees in 17 different fiction and nonfiction categories. Over 100 authors and literary enthusiasts attended the banquet and ceremony, and we’d like to congratulate the GAYA winners, finalists, and…

Attend GAYA and Join in the GWA’s First Annual Auction

The Georgia Author of the Year Awards is swiftly approaching, and this year is the first annual silent auction held by the Georgia Writers Association! Listed below are the items that will be available at the auction! $500.00 BookLogix Certificate for Publishing Services – Valid for one year Services include: Editing, Cover Design, Formatting/Layout, eBook Conversion,…

Can You Buy Your Way Into a Better Freelancing Career?

Occasionally, even the best freelance writer will run dry. Clients seem scarcer than good TV shows, and no matter how many projects you apply for, you don’t get the job. It’s times like these that can make anyone who needs a steady paycheck prone to panic. So what is a writer in need of work…

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Stand Up For Your Work

This is the time of year I hate living in my beloved South. The heat and humidity is daunting to say the least. I become a whiner of the worst kind and want to hibernate in the nice cool confines of air conditioning. Yet, there is a part of me that needs the fresh air,…

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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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