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AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This visitor imagined or remembered a day in a city in France: On this one I […]

Introducing the American Writers Museum Reading Circle: Poetry Edition

The American Writers Museum Reading Circle is a new members-only program that allows fans to get up close and personal with their favorite writers. Members will have the chance to deeply read their favorite works with the guidance of an expert, explore their influence on the American voice, and discuss their thoughts with peers in […]

A Royal typewriter on the Story of the Day table

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This Bob Dylan song (renamed “The Jail Song” by this visitor) is great, and ties in […]

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! As the new year gets started, it’s important to remember that nothing lasts forever, as this […]

A Royal typewriter on the Story of the Day table

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! We mail letters to Santa every night from visitors, but this visitor wanted to post it […]

Royal typewriter next to a typewriter case with a sticker of the Apple logo on it

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! If you’re thinking of getting yourself a typewriter for the holidays, maybe stop by and try […]

Raymond Carver - photo by Jerry Bauer

Short Stories Remain Alive

As we’ve learned, American authors of short stories were once regarded as less prominent than novelists.  Many readers would await their favorite short story writers to break out with a novel.  And if and when that happened, critics would call them “debut authors.” Although that has changed, it still is challenging for many writers to […]

Emily Dickinson's desk with papers at her home in Massachusetts

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! In honor of Emily Dickinson’s birthday on December 10, this week is a poem typed out […]

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This sounds like the beginning of a great novel, we can’t wait to hear more from […]