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All programming will be held online until further notice.

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Upcoming events

    • 30 May 2020
    • (AKDT)
    • 28 Aug 2020
    • 11:59 PM (AKDT)
    Register

    Thank you for your interest in the Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contest! Please use this form to register and pay for your Contest Submissions. 


    Deadlines for Quarterly Writing Contest Entries are as follows:

    Genre  Due
    Nonfiction/ Memoir  February 28
    Fiction (all genres)
    May 29
    Children's Literature
    (
    Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult)

    August 28
    Poetry (all forms)
    November 13


    Winners will be announced on the following dates:

    Nonfiction: March Program

    Fiction: June Program

    Children's: September Conference

    Poetry: Holiday Mix n' Mingle

    Please view the contest page for instructions on how to properly format your contest entry(ies). Instructions will also be included in your registration confirmation.


    Thank you!

    • 19 Aug 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (AKDT)
    • https://bit.ly/AWGAugust2020

    August Online Program:

    "Get Connected with Writing Groups in Alaska"

    Please join us online for our August program, a panel discussion with representatives from writing groups across our great state: AWG, 49 Writers, Romance Writers of Alaska (RWA), Alaska Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (AKSCBWI), Poetry Parley, and Last Frontier Theatre Conference. Want to know more about what is available? Wish to connect with others who share your passion for writing? Attend this Zoom event to network and get your questions answered!

    Cost: FREE and open to the public

    When: Wednesday, August 19, 5:30-7:00pm

    Where: Online through Zoom at  bit.ly/AWGAugust2020 


    Meeting ID: 899 2828 5123

    Password: AWGAugust

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    • 29 Aug 2020
    • (AKDT)
    • 13 Nov 2020
    • 11:59 PM (AKST)
    Registration is closed

    Thank you for your interest in the Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contest! Please use this form to register and pay for your Contest Submissions. 


    Deadlines for Quarterly Writing Contest Entries are as follows:

    Genre  Due
    Nonfiction/ Memoir  February 28
    Fiction (all genres)
    May 29
    Children's Literature
    (
    Picture Book, Chapter Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult)

    August 28
    Poetry (all forms)
    November 13


    Winners will be announced on the following dates:

    Nonfiction: March Program

    Fiction: June Program

    Children's: September Conference

    Poetry: Holiday Mix n' Mingle

    Please view the contest page for instructions on how to properly format your contest entry(ies). Instructions will also be included in your registration confirmation.


    Thank you!

Past events

07 Jul 2020 July Webinar: Building A Dream Launch Team with Meredith Noble
02 Jun 2020 June Webinar: Mastering the Short Story with Kristi Adams
31 May 2020 Alaska Writers Guild Interior Writing Workshop
20 May 2020 Grab an Agent's Attention! Query and First Pages Workshop with Agent Kaitlyn Johnson
19 May 2020 Alaska Writers Guild Interior Program
06 May 2020 May Webinar: Nuts and Bolts for Newbies with author Lynn Lovegreen
29 Apr 2020 Building Immersive Worlds in Fiction with Agent Laurel Symonds of The Bent Agency
26 Apr 2020 ONLINE ONLY: Alaska Writers Guild Interior Writing Workshop
22 Apr 2020 ONLINE ONLY: Alaska Writers Guild Anchorage Program
21 Apr 2020 POSTPONED: Alaska Writers Guild Interior Program
07 Apr 2020 ONLINE ONLY: Alaska Writers Guild Mat-Su Program
17 Mar 2020 Alaska Writers Guild Interior Program
29 Feb 2020 2020 Quarterly Writing Contest: Fiction (all genres)
26 Feb 2020 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
06 Feb 2020 2020 Quarterly Writing Contest: Nonfiction / Memoir
22 Jan 2020 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
04 Dec 2019 Holiday Mix n' Mingle
20 Nov 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
23 Oct 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
21 Sep 2019 2019 Conference Registration: AWG, SCBWI, or RWA Member
21 Sep 2019 2019 Conference Registration: Non-Member
20 Sep 2019 Friday Illustrator Intensive with Lucas Elliott
31 Aug 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contest: Poetry
28 Aug 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
31 Jul 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
26 Jun 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
08 Jun 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contest: Children's Literature
15 May 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
24 Apr 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
27 Mar 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Monthly Program
09 Mar 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contest: Fiction (All Genres)
16 Jan 2019 Alaska Writers Guild Quarterly Writing Contest: Nonfiction / Memoir
21 Sep 2018 2018 Conference Registration: AWG, SCBWI, or RWA Member
21 Sep 2018 2018 Conference Registration: Non-Member
01 Feb 2018 Quarterly Writing Contest
23 Jan 2018 Powerful First Pages with Agent Andy Ross
15 Sep 2017 2017 Conference Registration: Non-Members
15 Sep 2017 2017 Conference Registration: AWG, SCBWI, or RWA Member
05 May 2017 2017 AWG & SCBWI Break Up & Break Out Spring Retreat
18 Jan 2017 AWG Monthly Program
23 Sep 2016 2016 Conference Registration: AWG, 49 Writers, & SCBWI Members
18 Sep 2015 2015 Alaska Writers Guild & SCBWI Annual Conference
15 Apr 2015 April Program
18 Mar 2015 March Program
18 Feb 2015 February Program
11 Oct 2014 Great Alaska Book Fair
21 May 2014 "The Transition Game, From Writing to Marketing" With David Brown
17 May 2014 14th Annual READING RENDEZVOUS
23 Apr 2014 April 23 Poetry SLAM!
23 Feb 2014 AWG Critique Workshop
19 Feb 2014 February Nonfiction Intensive with Editor Ali McCart
18 Feb 2014 February Fiction Intensive with Editor Ali McCart
29 Jan 2014 Annual Membership Meeting
17 Dec 2013 Annual Holiday Mix n' Mingle
10 Oct 2013 Great Alaska Book Fair
20 Aug 2013 2013 AWG Monthly Meeting
21 May 2013 Manuscript Workshop & Critique by Rebecca Goodrich
18 May 2013 13th Annual READING RENDEZVOUS
27 Apr 2013 Young Writers Conference 2013
05 Apr 2013 Bi-Monthly Writing Contest for Members
07 Sep 2012 2012 Writers Conference
26 May 2012 Wilderness Writers Workshop
15 May 2012 2012 AWG Monthly Meeting
20 Mar 2012 Interior Chapter Monthly Meeting Schedule
17 Nov 2011 MatSu Chapter Monthly Meeting Schedule
09 Sep 2011 2011 Writers Conference
21 Apr 2011 Writer's Seminar with instructor Larry Kaniut
14 Dec 2010 Poetry Slam

AWG Monthly ProgramS

Alaska Writers Guild monthly programs take place on the following dates and locations:

Anchorage

When: Fourth Wednesday of the month

6pm - 7:30pm

Where: Loussac Library,

Moose Room 


MatSu

When: First Tuesday of the month

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Where: Wasilla Library,

Multipurpose Rooms


Interior 

When: Third Tuesday of the month

Writers Workshop

When: Fourth Sunday of the month

See the regional page for details. 


All programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


Interested in speaking for one of our monthly programs?

Click HERE to download a

presentation proposal.


Or email our programs director.


CONTACT US

alaskawritersguild.awg@gmail.com

Alaska Writer's Guild

PO Box 670014

Chugiak, AK 99567


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