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Fellow Writers & Readers:

It’s time to join or renew your membership support for AWC!

I hope you’ve noticed that AWC has been undergoing some changes over the past year, but membership dues are still only $25 annually.  We are in the process of a strategic analysis of our organization, but we’re are proud of what we’ve accomplished in 2018 to help our writers and authors. That includes:
  • a new logo and website

  • a free listing w/ contact info on the website (still working on perfecting this)

  • interviews and blogs

  • social media shout-outs on FB and Twitter

  • a FB group page for our writers and readers to communicate

  • a calendar of events (open for input from all)

  • a newsletter chock-full of what’s going on in the writing world

As always, membership also means reduced contest fees and conference registration fees.

Also we are offering a new organization category that for businesses or non-profits. Organization membership is $55 annually and offers the following benefits:

  • A great opportunity for local publishers and small presses

  • Monthly E-Newsletter sent to your inbox with opportunities, workshops, and local literary events

  • Free tables at Annual Alabama Writers’ Conference

  • Promotion of your events and opportunities among AWC network

  • Reduced contest fees and conference registration fees

  • Networking within the writing community and online calendar

  • Free listing on the AWC web page

  • Assistance with local readings and networking in publishing

  • Partnering with other local groups in sponsoring festivals and events

  • Table presence at Magic City Poetry Festival

  • Publicity through social media

Please forward this to any organizations that you think might be interested. They can join at on our website at: or by sending their info and a check to the snail mail address below. We are thrilled to welcome Birmingham's Little Professor Bookstore as 2019's first new organization member!



Planning is underway for the 2019 AWC Writing Conference in Orange Beach on November 1-3.  Mark your calendars for that and for the Magic City Poetry Festival April 4-27.

All this is done by dedicated volunteers who serve on your board or on committees.  If you want to help, please let us know!

Please take a moment to join or update your membership at our website.  Just click on the “Join” at the top right of the page to enter your membership info and then on the shopping cart to make a payment (still only $25 annually).


If you prefer to mail a check, please send it to:

AWC c/o Hank Henley,
7296 Bayberry Road
Helena, AL 35022


Wishing you all an exciting and wonderful 2019!

T.K. Thorne

President, AWC


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