Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA) Trainings
Established
1985
Program Description
The AWA Training Program teaches individuals to become strong, effective writing workshop leaders using the AWA method, outlined by Pat Schneider in her book, Writing Alone and With Others.
Programs/Year
4
Program Length
5 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
12:3
Program Focus
Publishing, Fiction, Children's, Poetry, Non-fiction, Autobiography/Memoir, Marketing
Faculty
Maureen Buchanan Jones, Kate Hymes, Karen Buchinsky, Kathleen Olesky, Sue Reynolds, Jan Haag, Mary Tuchscherer & Bisi Ideraabdullah.
Costs
Residential Initial Leadership Trainings: $2,000 includes lodging, meals & one year membership in affiliate program. Non-Residential Initial Leadership Trainings are $1,600 (without accommodations). Post-Certificate Training, when offered, is $900.
U.S. Locations
Malibu, California
Chicago, Illinois
Ossining, New York
Mebane, North Carolina
Global Locations
Scarborough, ON, Canada
Months
April, May, June, September, October, November
Contact
Katie Frank
Associate Director
Amherst Writers & Artists
PO Box 1076
Amherst, MA 01004
United States
Phone: 413-253-3307
E-Mail:
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