MidWk Update: AWP: Conference Key Dates Reminder…


Hello! For those who are attending the Association of Writers & Writing Programs 2021 Conference and Bookfair in March, I just wanted to do a key date reminder or sort of a checklist. 

I did a post about this before, but this is a reminder for those who already registered. You may want to do a checklist of all you were required to attend this year’s first virtual event. Take a look below at the key dates, info for registered attendees, and such. 

Credit source: AWP


Key Dates

  • November 30: Early bird registration deadline
  • December 1: Preregistration rate begins
  • December 15: Deadline for presenters to upload event outlines
  • December 15: Deadline to apply for the AWP Community Scholarship
  • January 15: Deadline to apply for Writer to Agent
  • January 19: Bookshop.org exhibitor benefits begin
  • January 19: Deadline for exhibitors to enter books into Bookshop affiliate pages for guaranteed stock
  • January 31: Deadline to apply for the work-exchange program
  • February 12: Deadline to request accessibility services
  • March 3: #AWP21 begins!



For registered attendees:

  • To view your #AWP21 registration details or make changes, visit the My Registrations area of your AWP user account.
  • To apply to the #AWP21 Writer to Agent program, make sure you are logged in to your AWP user account and visit the Writer to Agent page. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2021.
  • Visit our Accessibility Services page for more information on AWP’s plans for virtual accessibility. To make an accessibility request or to ask a question, please email Colleen Cable at colleen@awpwriter.org.
  • The #AWP21 schedule will be released in December 2020. Check out the list of featured events, in addition to the keynote speaker, US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo.
  • Keep up with the recent additions to the #AWP21 Bookfair exhibitors with our Exhibitor List.
  • For questions about registration, please email Chelsea McLin at registration@awpwriter.org.

For Presenters:

For Exhibitors:

Conference Queries

(240) 696-8273

Conference Events
(240) 696-8250

Future Conferences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • March 23–26, 2022 | Pennsylvania Convention Center


I hope this helped, kind of jingle the brain, making sure you have all you know crossed and dotted. Enjoy the rest of your evening. Be safe, be healthy, be blessed. 



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