All posts tagged: AWP Conference & Bookfair

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 Advertisements

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 …

Shadow Spotlight: Association of Writers & Writing Programs

August 21 / 17 Hello….hope everyone enjoyed their weekend like I did, although it was too short. This month’s Shadow Spotlight falls on the Association of Writers & Writing Program, also known as AWP. I know that posted about this organization, but for the new followers, here is some information about AWP. Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Mission The mission of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs is to foster literary achievement, to advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and to serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing. Purpose Because literature is a source of awareness and enchantment, it is a medium for wisdom, creativity, and joy. Because literature maps our shared experiences, it is a builder of communities. AWP’s purpose is to cultivate the making and appreciation of contemporary literature along with those attendant virtues: wisdom, creativity, community, and joy. Primary Goal AWP seeks to help writers and teachers do their best possible work while we help writers connect with the widest …

Wednz Scene: AWP Conference Updates

July 12 / 17 Hello and Good Morning. I’m keeping an eye on any updated for the AWP Conference and Bookfair and so far there have been no changes, but here’s what they have…. credit: AWP, Association of Writers & Writing Programs 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Tampa Convention Center  & Marriott Tampa Waterside March 7 – 10, 2018 Key Dates March 7, 2017: #AWP18 Tampa event proposal system opens May 1, 2017: Deadline for #AWP18 event proposals July 31, 2017: Registration opens August 14, 2017: Hotel & Travel information released to attendees March 8, 2018: Conference events begin 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     KEYNOTE SPEAKER George Saunders   Featured Readers Additional 2018 featured presenters will be posted soon.   2018 AWP Conference Schedule The schedule will be available in October. 2018 Bookfair An annual showcase of over 800 exhibitors, AWP’s bookfair is the nation’s largest marketplace for independent literary presses and journals, creative writing programs, writing conferences and centers, and literary arts organizations. …

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…. cred: association of writers & writing program (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 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 March …

Weekend Scene: 2017 Conference & Bookfair Registration

Feb. 4 / 17 Hello again….have another reminder about the AWP Conference & Bookfair 2017 in Washington D.C. This information has been posted before and hopefully for those interested, you may still have a chance to register. February 8–11, 2017 are the dates….. cred: association of writers & writing programs 2017 Conference & Bookfair Registration Will-call Registration is now open! Click to register now. Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The bookfair is open 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, February 9 to Saturday, February 11, 2017. Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. Visit the Hotel & Travel section for information on lodging at AWP’s official conference hotels. The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Exhibitor Access Badges, which will allow you full access to the conference and bookfair. Please access the Exhibit Space Management page of your AWP user account to …

Weekend Scene: 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Updates

Jan. 21 / 2017 Afternoon everyone. It’s a rainy day in my neck of the woods, but that’s not going to stop me from posting a few things today. I’m giving you an update on the 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair. cred: awp (association of writers & writing programs 2017 AWP Conference & Bookfair Washington Convention Center & Washington Marriott Marquis February 8 – 11, 2017 Celebrating AWP’s 50th anniversary! Key Dates November 1, 2016: Offsite event listings accepted December 21, 2016: Preregistration deadline December 22, 2016: Will-call registration begins January 4, 2017: Accessibility requests January 17, 2017: Offsite event submissions close February 8, 2017: Onsite registration begins Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide Conference & Bookfair App Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP17 Bookfair Facebook Page   Future Conference dates: Tampa, Florida March 7 – 10, 2018 | Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside 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 …

More Wednesday Scene: AWP Conference & Bookfair 2017 Updates…

December 7 / 16 Hey again….I’m sending info about the AWP Conference & Bookfair 2017 that’s taking place in Washington D.C. I found some information about registration. The preregistration is still open, so you still have a chance to attend. The information is all laid out here, so read on…… cred: awp 2017 Conference & Bookfair Registration Preregistration is now open! Click to register now at our discounted rates. Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The bookfair is open 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, February 9 to Saturday, February 11, 2017. Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. Visit the Hotel & Travel section for information on lodging at AWP’s official conference hotels. The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Exhibitor Access Badges, which will allow you full access to the conference and bookfair. Please access the Exhibit Space Management …