Each month, the Georgia Writers Association hosts 2-hour writers workshops that focus on some aspect of the writing life: craft, finding an agent, publishing, marketing, etc. Past speakers include Raymond Atkins, Karen White, River Jordan, Jeffrey Stepakoff, and many more! On this page you will find articles about speakers, and upcoming workshops and events. If you are interested in speaking at a workshop, please click here to fill out the application. Directions are on the form.
Other annual events include the Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) and the Red Clay Writers Conference. GAYA is an annual award that honors authors published in the previous calendar year. The awards cover thirteen categories in both fiction and nonfiction genres. Each year, one winner and one finalist are selected from each category and announced at the GAYA banquet and ceremony. Additionally, the Red Clay Writers Conference is an all-day event that is comprised of multiple workshops that cover topics such as writing, marketing, and publishing.
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