Unique Opportunity for Writers

Sandy Shortridge, M.B.A., M.S. Ed., Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development,
Virginia Cooperative Extension
P.O Box 1049
Grundy, VA 24614

For further information, do not hesitate to contact me.


Appalachian Authors Guild Business Meeting

April 8, 2014

Washington County Library

Abingdon, VA

1:00 p.m.

AAG business meetings are always open to members and the public. Come out and contribute your ideas.


Membership Renewal for 2014

Membership dues are for the calendar year of 2014 as follows:
Renewal of membership - $25.00 – you are on your own for the membership fee to Virginia Writers Club. (Unless you joined AAG and VWC in the last quarter of 2013, then both memberships are good through 2014.)
New member fees - $25.00 for membership in Appalachian Authors Guild alone.
For the first year only, with an additional $5.00, you will become a member of the Virginia Writers Club and the AAG will pay for the fee difference for VWC membership.
To print a join/renewal form, click on the 'Membership Application' link in the sidebar list. Mail to: Appalachian Authors Guild, P. O. Box 803, Abingdon, VA 24212-803


May 2014 Speaker for General Meeting - Scott Pratt

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Appalachian Heritage Writers Symposium, co-sponsored by Appalachian Authors Guild and Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, Virginia. Mark your calendars for June 2014.


Keynote speaker will be New York Times best selling author Lisa Alther, originally from Kingsport, TN. In addition, many talented workshop leaders are scheduled. Don't miss it!


AAG President Claudia Ware has challenged AAG members to attend the Symposium in larger numbers than the Lost State Writers Guild, which has in the past always comprised the largest group from a single organization.