AWA offers many ways to get to know our work and become a member of our community:
I. Join an AWA workshop and experience the immediacy and power of the written word.
2. Become a workshop leader. You may choose:
a) to serve your community by providing space for aspiring, novice and experienced writers, or
b) to share the power of the AWA method with individuals who are discouraged or experiencing conflict or disruption; whose daily living inhibits them from considering that finding their voices may smooth the rough spots or lead them to new ways of being in the world.
3. Support AWA's work to bring Pat Schnieder's message of You Have a Voice to silenced communities; those on the margins and outside the traditional canon of writers and authors through donations to scholarships or sponsoring outreach workshops.
4. Support AWA writers by attending readings, purchasing AWA Press publications and works published by AWA writers through other venus.
Our goal is to spread the belief that writing as an art form - well-crafted, courageous, meaningful writing - is not limited to a select few, but is available to all.