The most important part of our mission as the Writers Association of Northern Appalachia (WANA) is to advocate for writers in the region. You will find some of our most recent efforts on this page.

WANA President, Christina Fisanick, wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to Barbara Kingsolver’s article, Read Your Way Through Appalachia. Her letter was published on Sunday, September 24, 2023.