Appalachian Writers Association
The Appalachian Writers Association (AWA), founded in 1983, is an organization that aims to promote and preserve Appalachian literary heritage. The AWA promotes the literary works of new authors as well as established authors from a wide range of genres and disciplines.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
The Appalachian Writers Association Records contain financial and administrative records, correspondence, board meeting minutes, newsletters, conference materials, and membership information. The majority of the files were collected by Patricia Shirley, the AWA’s recording secretary. The collection also includes poetry, short stories, and essays that had been submitted for AWA contests.
The collection covers the period of 1980-1999 and includes some undated material.