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

Attend Georgia Author of the Year Awards Banquet!

Tickets to this year’s Georgia Author of the Year Awards Banquet and Ceremony are now on sale! The Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) Banquet and Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center at 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144. If you are a…

Special Discount to Attend Publish15 Conference in June

Publish 15, Georgia’s first annual publishing convention, is taking place at the Forsyth Conference Center on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14! This event features workshops, agent pitches, and demos. Furthermore, GWA members receive a special discount! Enter code GWA15 at registration, and you will receive 50% off! Every writer, whether seeking traditional or…

Taking It All In: One Writer’s Resources

Give Your Writer Resources: Article Ten We have accumulated quite a number of resources! Visualize sitting in your workspace and assessing your stockpile. I’ll use my office as a guide, but let’s refer to it in the third person “Janice,” my writer within because it has been designed for her working style. Janice’s workspace is a…

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Keyboard in a Haystack: How to Find Freelance Jobs

In my previous column, I discussed how to determine if doing freelance writing for a living is the best choice for you. It’s a big step, but once you decide to make it, the second item on your agenda is going to be finding work. (The first may be assuring people that you haven’t lost…

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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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