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The Lakes Area Writing Alliance stands in solidarity against injustice, racism, discrimination, and violence of any kind

On May 25th, 2020 our community, our state, and our world watched the behavioral outcomes of systemic racism displayed by four Minnesota police officers, responsible for the killing of a human being. We watched as one white officer, in an intentional act of overt discrimination, knelt on the neck of Read more…

Lakes Area Writers Alliance on KKIN

There are lots of great things happening this year with the Lakes Area Writers Alliance and even more coming up for 2020! LAWA was represented on KKIN 94.3FM radio out of Aitkin on Monday, October 21st, 2019. Board President, Carissa Andrews, and Education Director, Kimberly Clement, spoke with Tom Martin Read more…

The Lakes Area Writers Alliance Announces the 2019 Writers Contest Winners

The Lakes Area Writers Alliance is proud to announce the winners of their 2019 Writers Contest. Writers from across Minnesota entered their works in the categories of poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction. The winners in the category of poetry include: 1st Place – Yvonne Pearson with her poem, The School Bus Read more…

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