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The Alaska Writing Project is excited to welcome its new Community-Engaged Student Assistant, Caitlin Buxbaum. Caitlin is currently a graduate student at UAA pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching for Secondary Education with an emphasis in English Language Arts. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Japanese […]

AWP has a new CESA!


Do you NaNoWriMo? Did you know that NaNoWriMo has a young writers program with materials for k-12 students? The Young Writers Program promotes writing fluency, creative education, and the sheer joy of novel-writing in K-12 classrooms. We provide free classroom kits, writing workbooks, Common Core-aligned curricula, and virtual class management tools to more than 2,000 educators from […]

NaNoWriMo is Coming!



Join AWP for a Coffee & Writing event at the Kaladi Brothers Coffee at 6921 Brayton Drive in Anchorage on Saturday, March 25 from 12:00-2:00. This is a very casual event that is open to everyone. Come, grab yourself a warm beverage, and write alongside other writers!

Coffee & Writing 3/25


The Invitational Summer Institute is at the core of the National Writing Project’s model of “teachers teaching teacher.” Every summer, each of the nearly 200 NWP sites holds an Invitational Summer Institute focusing on teachers as writers, researchers, and leaders. The comments below are from course evaluations of the 2016 […]

2017 Invitational Summer Institute Application


Welcome to the new Alaska Writing Project (AWP) website! We are just getting started with this new space; in the coming days and weeks you will see many changes and new additions!

New AWP Website