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Our Mission

Our mission is to build an inclusive global literary arts community that empowers women and women-identified writers through workshops and community that foster personal and professional growth.

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2023 IWWG Writing Retreat

July 20-24, 2023


Honoring Sindiwe Magona

Between 1990 to 2003 Sindiwe Magona was a beloved teacher at the IWWG Summer Conferences at Skidmore. After living in New York for 20 years, she retired and moved back to Cape Town in 2003. This year will be her 80th  birthday and Georgia State University in Atlanta is honoring her in April.

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We believe in creating an environment where all women feel supported to bring their whole selves to work and to write. We commit to on-going practice, reflection, and assessment in the following areas:


Provide a variety of educational writing experiences and
genres from around the world.


Provide a variety of educational writing experiences and
genres from around the world.


Hire diverse faculty, staff and administrative support
representative of the communities we serve.


Build a culture that provides professional development and ongoing reflection on
eliminating bias and creating equity in our internal-and external-facing work.


Create authentic and mutually beneficial relationships and collaborations
with other organizations that share our values.

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Phone: (617) 792-7272

Mailing Address:

The International Women’s Writing Guild

888 8th Avenue, #537
New York, NY 10019

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