We hope to see you at the 2019 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair. Stop by our booth #4056
Presenting at 2019 AWP:
March 29 | 8:30 p.m. | Portland Ballroom 253-254, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Jesmyn Ward is the author of the National Book Award-winning novels Sing, Unburied, Sing and Salvage the Bones, and the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning memoir Men We Reaped. Ward will be in conversation with Mitchell S. Jackson, Whiting Award-winner, native Portlander, and author of the novel The Residue Years and nonfiction book Survival Math (forthcoming 2019). Conference registration required.
Off-site Events during 2019 AWP:
These events will be hosted at our community space in downtown Portland (925 SW Washington St.)
No conference registration is necessary to attend off-site events!
March 27 | 6:00 p.m. | Literary Arts | FREE
A reading featuring: Cooper Lee Bombadier, Barrie Jean Borrich, Sam Roxas-Chua, Violet Defiant, Amber Flame, Penny Guisinger, Brionne Janae, Rosamond S. King, and Ana-Maurine Lara. Hosted by Kate Carroll de Gutes and Kate Gray
March 29 | 7:00 p.m. | Literary Arts | FREE
VONA is celebrating 20 years of supporting writers of color. VONA, The Voices of our Nations Arts Foundation , is the only multi-genre workshop for writers of color in the nation and brings writers of color from the margins to a community where their work is centralized and honored. The reading will feature: Faith Adiele, Samiya Bashir, Aye De Leon, Reyna Grande, JP Howard, Dickson Lam, David Mura, Beth Nguyen, Alan Pelaex, Elmaz Abinader. Hosted by M. Evelina Galang.
March 30 | 6:00 p.m. | Literary Arts | FREE
A reading with: Victoria Chang, Christine Hyung-Oak Lee, Sara Mumolo, Jesse Nathan, Joseph Rios, Tamsin Smith, Lysley Tenorio, and Matthew Zapruder. Sponsored by Saint Mary’s college MFA in Creative Writing, Omnidawn Publishing, and McSweeney’s.