All posts tagged: Association of Writers & Writing Programs

MidWk Update: AWP Conference 2020

4.24.19 Another short and sweet post. This time for next year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference.  Credit source: AWP 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 San Antonio, TX, in 2020 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer. 2020 AWP Conference & Bookfair San Antonio, TXHenry B. Gonzalez Convention CenterMarch 4–7, 2020 Key Dates May 1, 2019: Event proposals due May 7, 2019: Deadline for participants to link to proposals August 2019: Registration opens February 5, 2020: Deadline for accessibility requests Social Networking Twitter: use #AWP20 Bookfair Facebook Page Instagram: use #AWP20 …

Wknd Update: AWP Conference 2019 Update & Other Stuff

12.8.18 Hello…I haven’t forgotten. This is just a reminder about the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference 2019. I visited their page and I will post the same information as I did last time, along with registration, other information.  Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Program (AWP) 2019 Conference & Bookfair Registration Preregistration ends January 3. Click here to register today! Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The book fair is open at 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday, March 30, 2019. Students & adjuncts: interested in volunteering? Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period; the exception to this is the new Bookfair Only Saturday Pass. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. Hotel & Travel information on lodging at AWP’s official conference hotels is scheduled to be released in August. The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations, …

MidWeek Update: AWP Conference & Bookfair Update

10.24.18 Ok, let’s get this post started. I’ve been trying to give you guys updates about next year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair, which is being held in Portland, Oregon, March 27-30, 2019. Now the early bird registration has passed. October 11, 2018, was the deadline, but you still have a chance because Preregistration is from October 12, 2018, till January 3, 2019. Here is a chart that I got from the website for all the information on registration.  Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) 2019 Conference & Bookfair Registration Early bird registration ends October 11. Click here to register today! Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The bookfair is open 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday, March 30, 2019. Students & adjuncts: interested in volunteering? Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period; the exception to this is the new …

MidWeek Update: Conferences & Retreats in Literature

8. 22. 18 Wednesday. It’s time to catch up with some updates and we are diving into literature for some upcoming conferences and retreats. All thanks to AWP. Credit source: AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Idlewild Writers Retreat Pomfret, Connecticut, United States   DETAILS OCT 5 – OCT 8, 2018 Retreat SCHOLARSHIP: None Available CONTACT: Melissa Wyse EMAIL: info@idlewildarts.com WEBSITE: https://idlewildarts.com The Idlewild Writers Retreat offers writers creative space and community. Our retreat is held in the scenic Quiet Corner of Connecticut each autumn. Our 2018 retreat will be held October 5-8, with discounted early registration rates available. Our program offers creative time and space to write, along with opportunities to enjoy a community with fellow writers. Our retreat is held at a historic house (and former bed and breakfast), which offers beautiful spaces to write and to gather together, along with spacious accommodations. Writers will enjoy simple community meals sourced from local farms and markets, quiet time to engage with their own work, evening readings, workshops on mindfulness and creativity, and optional guided writing sessions. Our retreat is …

Weeknd Update: Residence Programs and Other Things Literature

7. 21. 18 Hello again! Just a few others things to remind you courtesy of Association of Writers & Writing Programs. I found some conferences and other neat things for those who want to work out their literary brains… Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)   Bookgardan: A Year’s Sustenance for Writers Keene, New York, United States A 12-month, low-residency book cultivation program of sustained individual mentorship and ongoing small-group interaction online, bracketed by two week-long residencies. Bring your book project to full fruition in Bookgardan, a year-long program of intensive, one-on-one literary mentorship and supportive camaraderie with an intimate cohort of fellow writers, featuring monthly manuscript assessments and online craft lessons, beginning and ending with two week-long fall residencies at Craigardan, a mountainside retreat for artists, makers & thinkers in the majestic Adirondacks of upstate New York. Led by internationally acclaimed novelist & teacher of writers Kate Moses (Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath), a founding senior editor & staff writer at Salon and former senior acquisitions editor at North Point …

Weeknd Scene: Future AWP Conference Dates

March 24 / 18 Hello…the AWP or (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Conference & Bookfair  2018 has passed, but don’t worry, found future dates and places for the next few events. Credit Source: AWP   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   Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 301-226-9716 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 301-226-9711 There will be more to add soon. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Be blessed always. Image source: Unknown

Wednz Scene: AWP Conference & Bookfair 2018 updates

January 3 / 18 First Wednesday of the year! As I’ve mentioned yesterday, the 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair (Association of Writers & Writing Program) will be held in Tampa, Florida, March 7-10, 2018. Preregistration closes tomorrow, but I’m sure you can still register. Here are some key dates to remember….. Credit source: AWP   2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center  & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7–10, 2018 Key Dates January 4, 2018: Preregistration closes January 5, 2018: Will-call registration opens February 7, 2018: Deadline for accessibility requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to submit offsite events February 21, 2018: Deadline for press pass requests February 21, 2018: Deadline to assign Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations March 7, 2018: Onsite registration opens March 8, 2018: Conference events begin May 1, 2018: #AWP19 event proposal deadline   Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Conference & Bookfair App   Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP18 Bookfair Facebook Page   Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 301-226-9716 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 301-226-9711   Future Conferences Portland, Oregon March 27–30, 2019 | Oregon Convention Center San Antonio, Texas March …

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Literature Events for 2018

December 13 / 17 Hello again…just one more thing. I’m in the midst of getting or finding information on upcoming literary events for 2018. Thanks to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, here are several for the month of January. Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Programs or AWP   Writing By Writers Wolf House Residency Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States DETAILS EMAIL: info@writingxwriters.org WEBSITE: www.writingxwriters.org Note: only WC&C members have a complete listing. Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts & Saltonstall Arts Colony Ithaca, New York, United States DETAILS MAY 14 – SEP 30, 2018 Residency APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 2, 2018 TUITION / COST: Saltonstall’s juried residencies are free of charge. SCHOLARSHIP: Available Small stipends are provided to offset travel costs and other personal expenses. CONTACT: Lesley Williamson PHONE:607-539-3146 EMAIL: artscolony@saltonstall.org WEBSITE: http://www.saltonstall.org Genres Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children’s literature Location 435 Ellis Hollow Creek Road Ithaca New York, United States 14850     Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway Galloway, New Jersey, United States DETAILS JAN 12 – JAN 15, 2018 Retreat SCHOLARSHIP: Available Scholarships available for most of our programs. See website for …