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  • Time Out for Writers Conference

    Member Testimonials.

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  • ANWA presents the 3rd Annual Gala

    Games, prizes, and chocolate are included in this evening of FUN. You are welcome to bring a spouse or friend.

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  • Accepting Registrations

    The first TWENTY attendees to register for both the conference AND book hotel rooms will win a seat at our “ALL-STAR BREAKFAST.”

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  • Announcing Agents and Editors

    Time Out for Writers Conference

  • Special hotel room rates and complimentary breakfast at the Hilton for conference attendees. Spaces are limited. More details under EVENTS-CONFERENCE.

Welcome To ANWA

The American Night Writers Association (ANWA) is a peer network for women who belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and are interested in writing. Our purpose is to encourage, assist, educate, and motivate members to write, and, if they desire, to publish their works...

 American Night Writers Association (ANWA, pronounced "ann-wah") is a unique network for LDS* women world-wide who are interested in writing. The Association  offers an annual membership for $24 and was founded in Arizona by Marsha Ward in October, 1986. The purpose of our Association is to encourage, assist, educate, and motivate members to write, and if they desire, to publish their work. LDS women writers, from beginners to published authors, are invited to join.


    Executive President’s Message

    A huge thanks to Peggy Urry for her service as the ANWA Executive President in 2014. Also major thanks to the rest of the ANWA General Presidency and the ANWA Board of Directors for all the family and writing time they sacrificed to serve the members of ANWA.


    Cindy Williams
    ANWA Executive President

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    2015 Executive Election


     Congratulations to Deb Eaton, our new President Elect for 2015, and to Kate Stradling, our new Executive Secretary for 2015 and 2016. We look forward to working with these amazing women and are grateful for their willingness to serve, their dedication to ANWA, and their enthusiasm for their work.

     Peggy Urry

    ANWA Executive Past-President



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