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AWP 2014 Annual Conference

Wed, Feb 26, 2014 from 8:00 am - Sat, Mar 1, 2014 from 5:00 pm PST
800 Convention Place Seattle, WA 98101

Join Literary Arts at the 2014 AWP Conference & Bookfair

Washington State Convention Center & Sheraton Seattle Hotel
February 26 – March 1, 2014

Each year, AWP holds its Annual Conference & Bookfair in a different city to celebrate the authors, teachers, students, writing programs, literary centers, and publishers of that region. More than 12,000 writers and readers attended our 2013 conference, and over 650 exhibitors were represented at our bookfair. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America.

Literary Arts events at AWP:

Writing in Place: The West as Catalyst & Backdrop for Fiction (Susan Denning, Patrick deWitt, Ismet Prcic, Willy Vlautin). Thursday, February 27, 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Room 305, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3.

WITS Alliance: From Page to Stage, Performance Poetry & the WITS Process of Teaching and Learning (Mary Rechner, Desmond Spann, Aricka Foreman, Monica Prince, Janet Hurley). Thursday, February 27, 4:30 pm to 5:45 p.m., Willow Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd Floor.

The New Nature of Funding (Andrew Proctor, Corrine Oishi, Jim McDonald, Bob Speltz). Thursday, February 27, 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., Room 305, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3.

The New Nature of Planning (Andrew Proctor, Jocelyn Hale, Janet Brown, Lyall Bush, George Thorn). Friday, February 28, 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Cedar Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd Floor.

A Reading and Conversation with Molly Gloss and Ursula K. Le Guin, Sponsored by Literary Arts and the Lyceum Agency. Saturday, March 1, 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., Ballroom E, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6.