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Alyson Gold Weinberg,
Founder and President, AWC

Alyson is an award-winning copywriter, speechwriter, ghostwriter and communications strategist with nearly 30 years experience conceiving clear, targeted and persuasive messaging and materials for government agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses. Alyson specializes in reaching diverse internal and external audiences and is adept at translating complex, technical, medical, or industry-insider-speak into cohesive, accessible language. She has ghostwritten more than five non-fiction books—on such varied topics as conservation, executive leadership, and technical debt.


The author of Bellow & Hiss, A New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition finalist (Finishing Line Press), Alyson’s work appears in literary magazines and anthologies, including Quarter After Eight, December, ONE ARTHalfway Down the Stairs, Eunoia ReviewThe Best of Choeofpleirn Press, Movable Type, among others. Pulitzer Prize Winner Diane Seuss recently chose Alyson’s prose poem “Gwen’s Luncheonette” as runner up in the 2023 Robert J. De Mott Contest. Pulitzer Prize Winner Carl Phillips chose her poem “Back to the Body” as finalist for the 2021 Jeff Marks Memorial Prize. Alyson is a past Harbor Review Jewish Women’s Poetry Prize finalist and winner of the 2021 the Derick Burleson Poetry Prize. Her play, Object Relations, which examines attachment, betrayal, creativity, and consent, has been named a Broadway World “Hot Pick.” 


A University of Maryland graduate in English/Creative Writing-Poetry, Alyson has continued her studies at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Georgetown University, and Johns Hopkins University.


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