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

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

Holiday Party and Workshop with Victoria Wilcox

From Writer to Author: Getting Published in 2015 Free Writers Workshop | Decatur Public Library | Saturday, December 13 Victoria Wilcox, winner of the 50th Georgia Author of the Year Award in First Novel, will present this December’s workshop at the Decatur Public Library on Saturday, December 13, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. This workshop details…

Georgia Author of the Year Nominations Now Open

The time has come to nominate for the 2015 Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA). Only books published in the year 2014 are eligible for nomination. If you are interested in nominating an author for the 51st GAYA, please complete the following: Read the official guidelines Submit an online Nomination form (including the $60.00 nomination fee) Mail two…

Writer Heal Thyself

“Write every day. Sit thy butt in a chair and write. Don’t talk about writing, just do it, kind of like the Nike slogan.” This was my advice to writers until recently. See, it is hard to tell people how to finish a work in progress when you are not writing. These tips stopped working…

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The Long and the Short of It: Revising Your Manuscript

The other night, I was lying in bed, ruminating on what I might write for my next posting. As I began to drift off to sleep, I thought about my husband’s hair and how it was a metaphor for the manuscript revision process. No, I wasn’t just floating in that place between consciousness and unconsciousness–let…

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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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