Welcome to SWA!
SWA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting writers across the southeast and farther, through access to education and training, peer support, and resources. Founded in 1975, our membership is comprised of a diverse group of writers from more than twelve Southern and Mid-Atlantic states who represent a variety of genres, styles, and levels of experience, but who are bound by a common passion for the written word.
We invite you to browse our website to learn more about us, then consider joining us. Membership is only $35 per year and includes benefits such as:
Discounts on training sessions and other events
A subscription to the Purple Pros, the SWA newsletter
Publication opportunities in the SWA newsletter
Publicity news updates on our website
Publicity web link for your website and blog
Book sales at workshops and events
Contest opportunities with cash prizes
Consultations with agents and editors at our workshops
Access to GET PUBLISHED! – an extensive listing of contests and publication opportunities for members only
Click here for
(via US Mail) Clicking on this box will take you to the mail-in membership form.
Join us on Facebook
Become a member - you'll be glad you did!
Plans for the 2020 conference are underway.
Please check back.
Meanwhile, check the conference page for updates.
Would you like to be a sponsor for SWA
and help us meet our goals?
Please contact us at
and we will provide you with information.
Just wish to make a donation?
Click on the PayPal button below.