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At the Library

Resources for Writers

New: Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Around since 1967, CLMP offers the annual Firecracker Awards and Literary Writers Conference, small press and literary magazine fairs, news on literary magazine and small press publishing, and a free online directory of independent literary publishers.

NEW: Writing Contests, Grants & Awards | Poets & Writers In continuous publication since 1997, is among the longest-running and most respected freelance writing websites. It provides relevant free information for writers, including a newsletter, success stories, how-to articles, watches and warnings, paying markets, and other industry information

This year AWP is pleased to offer the AWP Community Scholarship aimed to increase conference access for low-income attendees and attendees of color.

Association of Authors’ Representatives (AAR): A professional organization of literary agents who work with authors and playwrights. AAR offers a free, searchable database of literary agents representing a variety of genres.

NewPages: Offers free news, database information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

Poets & Writers (P&W): The country’s largest nonprofit for creative writers, to foster professional development, promote communication, and help create an environment in which literature can be appreciated by the widest possible public. P&W offers free databases under the Publishing Your Writing Tab.

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