A Barely There Summary of AWP Day 3

To anyone who hasn’t attended this conference before: if you decide to stop reading now so I don’t exhaust you with the summary of my last day—I’m exhausted enough, no use passing it on to anybody else—just know this conference is most definitely worth it. Not only am I glad I went, I would doContinue reading “A Barely There Summary of AWP Day 3”

A Day of Books, Stories, More Books, More Stories, and Long Lines (AWP Day 1)

I’ve been at the AWP conference all day. So many writers. So many choices. Such narrow escalators. Book-fair tables for miles. Only three stalls in each women’s bathroom, talk about lines! Let’s just say it’s been a jam-packed day. The first panel I attended was “Shaping a Short Story Collection”—first thing in the morning, inContinue reading “A Day of Books, Stories, More Books, More Stories, and Long Lines (AWP Day 1)”

Ever Been to the AWP Conference?

Wow. The annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference is in New York this year! And I was just out at lunch talking about how we can’t afford NYC anymore and maybe it’s time to leave. Anyone ever been to this conference? I want to go—but of course I have to requestContinue reading “Ever Been to the AWP Conference?”