Wednz Scene: Upcoming Dates for AWP Conference

April 26 / 17

Hey again! Last post for today. The AWP conference has already passed, but don’t worry. The Association of Writers & Writing Programs annual event has dates set for next year, 2019, and beyond. It’s time to mark your calendar….

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AWP Conference

The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The conference features over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Tampa, FL, in 2018 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer.

2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair

Tampa Convention Center
& Marriott Tampa Waterside
March 7 – 10, 2018

Key Dates

Social Networking

Conference Queries


Conference Events

Future Conferences

Portland, Oregon

  • March 27 – 30, 2019 | Oregon Convention Center

San Antonio, Texas

  • March 4 – 7, 2020 | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Kansas City, Missouri

  • March 3 – 6, 2021 | Kansas City Convention Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • March 23 – 26, 2022 | Pennsylvania Convention Center

Archives of past conferences can be found in the Conference Archives section of the website.


Accessibility Services

Attendee Terms & Conditions

Refund Policy



Be sure to click on the links above for all the info on the conference & book fair. Set your calendar if you want to attend! Enjoy your Wednesday, be blessed!























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