All Blog Posts Tagged 'AWP' (11)

[NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS] 10 Things You Should Take to Every Writers Conference

Photo by Glen Euloth courtesy of Creative Commons

I thought I was so prepared at AWP 15 this year, but there were a few essentials I didn’t take that would have made my conference run much smoother:…

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Added by Meghan Ward on May 6, 2015 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

[NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS] Should You Get a PhD in Creative Writing? The Pros and Cons

While networking at AWP in February, I attended a panel titled "What's a PhD in Creative Writing Worth?" Following are answers from four writers with PhDs in Creative Writing from various universities:

 

Will Donnelly

MFA from…

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Added by Meghan Ward on April 3, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

[TIPS OF THE TRADE] AWP Writers’ Conference: I’m on my way

The AWP Conference is coming up in Seattle next week (February 26-March 1), and I’m in a bit of a frenzy getting ready for it. 

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Added by Ellen Cassedy on February 20, 2014 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

"If the words are alive...."

Thoughts on cities, conferences and the wisdom of Sy Syfransky, editor of The Sun. I heard him read at AWP 2012 and his words have remained with me.

Added by Pam Parker on April 3, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments

Is AWP for You?

Millenium Park at Night 2012 Copyright Cynthia Hartwig

Cynthia at Two Pens here. Exhausted but energized by three days of AWP.

I introduced myself to Kamy, co-founder of She Writes, at her…

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Added by Cynthia Hartwig on March 6, 2012 at 1:00pm — 16 Comments

Diane's AWP Panel: The Purloined Letter

Hello Kamy and all:

Sorry I'll have left town by the time of your get-together, but drop by my panel on Thursday morning.

Diane



135. Purloining the Letter: Using the Correspondence of Others in Our Prose and Fiction

(Diane Simmons, Rachel Hall, Louise Steinman, Tyrone Williams, Douglas Dechow)

Lake Ontario, Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor

The Manhattan…

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Added by Diane Simmons on February 24, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Going to AWP? Located in Chicago? This event is for you.

Cate Marvin, co-founder of the critically important organization for women writers, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, had the fantastic idea to put together a panel for the upcoming …

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Added by Kamy Wicoff on January 19, 2012 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Five Questions: A Conversation Between Wendy Call and Midge Raymond

In June, Wendy Call’s narrative nonfiction book No Word for Welcome was published by University of Nebraska Press and in April, Midge Raymond’s award-winning short story collection…

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Added by Midge Raymond on September 5, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

Highlights of AWP 2011

This week I attended the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference for the first time and was blown away by the insights and camaraderie showered upon me. The book fair alone was rewarding enough: hundreds of literary magazines, presses, MFA programs, and literary organisations filled four large rooms. Finding time to wander the booths was a challenge given the many readings and workshops going on all day and into the…

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Added by Barbara Morrison on February 9, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

AWP 2010

A quick summary of AWP 2010 Denver http://multiversepoet.blogspot.com/2010/04/awp-2010-thoughts.html.

Added by Claudia M. Stanek on April 13, 2010 at 7:20am — No Comments

Galleys, Blurbs, & AWP



The final galleys for my second book Girl on a Bridge were sent off last week. I am so thrilled, once again, with the book design and super happy that it will be out for AWP Denver.



Here's a sneak peak at the blurbs:



Suzanne Frischkorn is a fierce and fearless poet. In Girl on a Bridge, she first upends our dainty notions of girlhood and… Continue

Added by Suzanne Frischkorn on March 17, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

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