AWP 2019 Schedule

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Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

9 a.m.: And the Earth Did Not Devour Us: Writers Who Worked the Fields

11 a.m.: Signing at Terrain

4:30 p.m.: Beyond the Page: Literature and Multimedia Adaptations

7:15 p.m.: Indigenous-Aboriginal American Writers Caucus

Patricia Smith

9 a.m.: We’re Here and We’re Queer: LGBTQ Women Tell Their Stories

Justin Phillip Reed

9 a.m.: How To Eat Your Watermelon in Mixed Company (and Enjoy It)

12 p.m.: Radiance versus Ordinary Light: A Tribute to Carl Phillips

2 p.m.: Book signing of Indecency at the Coffee House Press booth

Vi Khi Nao

9 a.m.: Be Your Own Agent

12 p.m.: Vietnam Is a 7 Letter Word

7 p.m. (Offsite): Center Justify

9 p.m. (Offsite): Bat City at Voodoo Donuts

Jennifer Kwon Dobbs

10:30 a.m.: Translation as the Art of Reincarnation

Sun Yung Shin

10:30 a.m.: Shape-Shifting Lineages: Conjuring the Feminine Divine, Power, and Creation

Dawn Lundy Martin

12 p.m.: Radiance versus Ordinary Light: A Tribute to Carl Phillips

1:30 p.m.: A Reading & Conversation with Dawn Lundy Martin, Morgan Parker, and Evie Shockley

Bao Phi

12 p.m.: Leaping off the Page: The Poet and the Picture Book

Emily Gould

12 p.m.: Show Me the Money: Making Ends Meet in the Literary World

Elena Passarello

12 p.m.: Crafting the Short Form

Ander Monson

12 p.m.: Reclaiming the Mine: Nonfiction Writers Explore Mining as Method and Metaphor

Dan Beachy-Quick

12 p.m.: Traveling Stanzas & Poets For Science Reading

Hieu Minh Nguyen

1:30 p.m.: Give a Good Reading

V. V. Ganeshananthan

3 p.m.: More Than a Witness: Writing Social Change

David Mura

4:30 p.m.: Intersectionality: What It Is and Why It Matters in Creative Writing

Kelly Forsythe

7:15 p.m.: Women’s Caucus


Jennifer Kwon Dobbs

10:30 a.m.: The Invisible Trenches: Gender, Race, and Class in Creative Writing

Bao Phi

10:30 a.m.: Behind the Book: Navigating the Paths to Publication

Wang Ping

12 p.m.: AWP Award Series Reading

Trisha Low

1:30 p.m.: Hold for Oprah: Connecting with Literary Influencers & Bloggers

LeAnne Howe

1:30 p.m.: On the 20th Anniversary of Tupelo Press, a Celebration of Native poets

3:30 p.m.: Book signing of Savage Conversations at the Coffee House Press booth

Vi Khi Nao

12 p.m. (Offsite): Book Signing of Sheep Machine

8 p.m. (Offsite): Nightboat & Black Sun

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

4 p.m. (Offsite): AWP Release Party for Counter-Desecration

5:15 p.m.: Tupelo Press Native Voices: Reading and Launch Party


Wang Ping

9 a.m.: Exophonic Writing in America

Trisha Low

9 a.m.: “You’re Already Doing It!”—Tips and Tricks for Small Press Authors

Sun Yung Shin

10:30 a.m.: It’s Complicated: Writing Poetry from Multiple Subjectives

Patricia Smith

10:30 a.m.: Poetry Celebrates

Ashley Toliver

11:30 a.m.: Book signing of Spectra at the Coffee House Press booth

Chris Fischbach

12 p.m.: Keeping the Boat Afloat: Challenges of Sustainable Nonprofit Publishing

Karen Tei Yamashita

3 p.m.: Reading & Conversation: Marcia Douglas, Indira Ganesan, and Karen Tei Yamashita

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