For nine months of the year, the Georgia Writers Association hosts 2-hour writers workshops that focus on some aspect of the writing life: craft, finding an agent, publishing, marketing, and so much more. Past invited authors have included Anjali Enjeti, Sumita Chakraborty, Kerry Neville, and others. Our workshops are held at Elevator Factory, 437 Memorial Dr. SE, A-2, Atlanta, GA 30312.

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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GWA Presents: Instagram Q&A with Katie Hart Smith!

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join us Thursday, July 23rd at 12:00 PM on our Instagram page for a Q&A with author, philanthropist, columnist, speaker & guest radio host, Katie Hart Smith, on Instagram Live! Let us know your questions by direct messaging us on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter, or by emailing us at!


July 23
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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