AWP celebrates the writers serving as mentors in the Spring session of Writer to Writer. We received hundreds of applications for this session and selected 30 mentors based on their experience, their willingness to serve, and the needs prevalent in the mentee applications. Meredith Sue Willis, the producer of this occasional newsletter, is a writer and teacher and enthusiastic jj-rey.net books have been published by Charles Scribner's Sons, HarperCollins, Ohio University Press, Mercury House, West Virginia University Press, Monteymayor Press, Teachers & Writers Press, Hamilton Stone Editions, and others. Thinking of attempting a thru-hike of the AT? Read Doctor Grumpy's Ten Tips for Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers before you hit the Trail.