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 (Saturday, October 18 at Kennesaw State University)
  • 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

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Recent Content

Nominations for 2015 GAYA to Open Soon

Nominations for the 2015 Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) will begin Saturday, November 1, 2014. Books published in the year 2014 are eligible for nomination. Click the link to read the official guidelines. Once you’ve carefully reviewed the guidelines, you may submit your nomination along with the requested materials, including the $60.00 nomination fee and the…

November Workshop Member Discount Code

Members of the Georgia Writers Association receive free admission to all monthly writers workshops, in addition to a variety of other benefits. Admission for nonmembers if $10.00, to be paid at registration or at the door. On Saturday, November 8, James B. Golden, the Salinas Poet Laureate and the winner of the NAACP Image Award,…

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Salinas Poet Laureate to Host November Workshop

James B. Golden, author of Bull: The Journey of a Freedom Icon and winner of the NAACP Image Award, will host the Saturday, November 8 workshop at the KSU Center (3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw) from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Click here to read the official BULL Press Release. The presentation will primarily be reading poems…

Authors Around Georgia: Robert Jenkins, Sr.

“Stop! Put the pen down. You’ve written enough!” Such was the feedback attorney Bob Jenkins received from two publishers after he submitted his initial manuscript for The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood’s First Sortie, July 20, 1864. At that point Jenkins had written over 1,200 pages, not including an additional 200 pages of rosters…

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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