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Association of Writers & Writing Programs

Friday, March 10, 2023

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Seattle, Washington

During this panel presentation, five memoirists will share the steps they’ve taken to build authentic, sustainable reader connections that neither shy away from dark topics nor dwell on them.

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The Healing Possibilities of Writing:

A Workshop on Stories of Health and Trauma

June 19 - 23, 2023

Maine Media College

Rockport, ME

Nonfiction writing about challenges both personal and global will be the focus of this five-day workshop led by writers Melanie Brooks and Suzanne Strempek Shea who’ve long addressed health and trauma in acclaimed memoirs, a craft book, biographies, essays and op-eds.


A Business of Writing Workshop

Saturday, March 25, 2023

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


In this workshop, attendees will look at the pros and cons of seeking agent representation for their projects.


Black Fly Writers Retreat

May 5 - 8, 2023

Schoodic Institute

Winter Harbor, ME

In this four-day workshop, we will engage in writing exercises and prompts designed to tap into remembered experiences and reconstruct scenes from the past to uncover the stories they hold.

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