Amherst Writers & Artists is a non-profit, international arts organization and network of writing workshop leaders. AWA-certified leaders have received the intensive training we offer in the AWA method, founded over thirty years ago by Pat Schneider, author of Writing Alone and With Others, Oxford University Press.
Write With Us
Join an AWA-method writing group, workshop or retreat! We have trained hundreds of workshop leaders across the globe. Visit our directory to find a writing community near you.
Love the AWA method? Want to become trained to lead writing workshops using our unique approach? Join us at one of our 5-day intensive trainings in 2017.
Write Around the World
This year we completed our first annual global fundraiser, Write Around The World. Thank you to all who joined us in raising $6000 for AWA! It’s not too late to donate in support of training scholarships.