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COLUMBIA WRITERS ALLIANCE

WRITING IS THE KEY TO LITERACY EXCELLENCE

HELP OUR COMMUNITY GROW

About Us.

Founded in August 2002 by Jerlean S. Noble, the Columbia Writers Alliance is a non-profit organization that is open to all published authors and aspiring writers. Many of our writers are now published authors. Many beginning poets have written over 100 poems!

What We Do

1. Goals

To develop and promote a setting that encourages individual expressions through the different genres of writing. Also to work towards inspiring writers to believe in their gifts and  become published authors.

2. Vision

CWA will maximize its collaborations and partnerships to elevate writing and literacy, by empowering our citizens to reach positive outcomes that enhance their lives.

3. Benefits

  • In-house Editing

  • Discussion Forums 

  • Formatting

  • Distribution Assistance

  • Literary Workshops

  •  Conference discounts for CWA members

  • Courtesy web links for author websites

  • Peer Reviews

4. Our Commitment

  • Developing and promoting a setting where individuals can express their artistic talents 

  • Providing training and workshops geared toward improving literary and artistic development

  • Creating an environment that invites and retains first rate talent 

  • Building a fund for underprivileged individuals to attend literary events and workshops

What's New with CWA

New Dues

Dues are now $60/year

New High School Scholarship Competition

New Events

Student Reading Textbook
The "Write Stuff" $1000 Scholarship Essay Competition is now Open!

High School Seniors, Get Your Essays in.  Deadline is  March 16th, 2024

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WHO WILL BE THE NEXT AWARDEE????

With your help, we can give even more to our 2024 scholarship.

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 Seniors Get Your Essays In!
Deadline is close
We want one of  you to win!!!!

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High School Seniors Get Ready!

Get excited. Get Involved. Get Prepared!

CWA HONORING NEW AUTHORS AND HONORS

Congratulations to our latest new author!!!!

Ida Thomas
Life's Little Ups and Downs
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Angela Hugee
Religiouos Poetry with Wings
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K. T. Brown with award winning book
Path of the Lion
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Quantella Jamaica Perry
There is a Purpose
for Your Pain
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Myra Davis-Branic
Cornbread My Soul:
The Davis Family Of Eutawville South Carolina
 
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Rev. Frank Houston
Sermons, Prayers, and Poetry
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Holli Tabren
Blood Ain't Thicker

Sending Praise and Thanks to All for Being Our Guest at this year's CWA's Second Annual Holiday Scholarship Gala 

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Many Thanks to Our Special Guest Speaker, Ms. Tina Herbert, Councilwoman, City of Columbia, and to Musical Guests Mr. Russell T. Perkins and  Ms. Brandi Brooks, as well as to every sponsor and donator who helped us to secure $1500 Scholarship money for the winner of our Write Stuff Competition.
 
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