A completed application includes the form available for download below, completed, and a non-refundable $300 deposit for the Initial Workshop Leadership Training.

To download the application form:

Application 2017 (93.7 kB) (requires free Adobe Reader)

To pay your $300 deposit online:


Training Date & Location



To pay your deposit via check or to send us a printed copy of the Application, please send the materials to the address below:

Amherst Writers & Artists
PO Box 1076
Amherst, MA 01004

We also welcome you to send your Application to us as an attachment via email to amherstwriters@gmail.com.

Amherst Writers & Artists reserves the right to determine whether each individual is prepared to uphold the principles and practices of the AWA Method. We do not guarantee Certification as an AWA Workshop Leader.