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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
  • 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

March Workshop Promo Code for Members

What Makes ‘Good’ Poetry Good?: Understanding Editors, Contemporary Poetry, and Your Own Work In this workshop, William Wright–author of eight poetry collections–hopes to embolden and encourage poets during this workshop and to help them identify ways to improve their work and more carefully attune their voice so that they stand out from the crowd. Members of the Georgia…

March Workshop – “What Makes ‘Good’ Poetry Good?”

Understanding Editors, Contemporary Poetry, and Your Own Work Saturday, April 18, 2015 | KSU Center, Room 300 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM In the overwhelming world of poetry publishing—the innumerable journals and editors, as well as the innumerable poets attempting to publish—it’s often discouraging, even disenchanting, to attempt to figure out how to find…

Writing as a Group Activity – Critique Groups

Give Your Writer Resources: Article Eight Writing classes instruct writers on particular topics. These topics can be as broad as “So You Want to Write a Book? What a Novel Idea!” (the actual name of a course I took at Emory University through its continuing education program), or as specific as “How to develop Characters…

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Networking with a Mission — The Business of Writing

My last post “Putting Your Sales Hunter Hat On”  was an introduction to how to sell your services as a freelancer–because no matter how good of a writer you are, you are still going to have to be at least a pretty decent salesperson if you want to keep yourself in work. This post continues…

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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