Join the movement to establish the first museum in the U.S. dedicated to American writers
AWM First Edition Design Plan
2014 Rutledge Writing Awards
1 Main Street
Salinas, California 93901
How thrilling to imagine a museum dedicated to the great achievements of American literature. Such a museum—no matter where in the U.S. it was located— would immediately become both a national center and a national symbol for creativity, education, and the highest aspirations of our culture.
-Dana Gioia, Chairman (former), National Endowment for the Arts