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 do … Continue reading A Barely There Summary of AWP Day 3

AWP Day 2

I am too worn out to come up with a better title for this post, that's how much happened today. The AWP conference this morning started early, too early for many, I imagine, seeing as how my first panel was sparsely attended for such a huge room. This was "On Adapting and Being Adapted"—about novels … Continue reading AWP Day 2

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, in … Continue reading A Day of Books, Stories, More Books, More Stories, and Long Lines (AWP Day 1)