Join at AWP in Tampa!
Join at AWP in Tampa!

Join at AWP in Tampa!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email will have a big presence at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference this year in Tampa, Florida, from March 7-10, 2018. We hope you’ll join us!

AWP Awards Celebration

AWP Small Press Publisher Award Finalist
Wednesday, March 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Il Terrazzo at the Tampa Marriott Waterside was named one of four finalists for this year’s AWP Small Press Publisher Award, a real treat and honor. With Creative NonfictionFenceThe Normal School, and, as well as presenter Joy Harjo. Keeping our virtual and literal fingers crossed…


Writing the Revolutions
Friday, March 9, 9-10:15 a.m.
Meeting Room 4, Marriott Waterside, Second Floor
With Paul Ketzle, editor-in-chief Simmons Buntin, Juan Morales, Andy Hoffman, and Heather Nirschi.

Editing in an Era of Climate Change: A Q&A with Four Environmental Editors
Saturday, March 10, 4:30-5:45 p.m.
Meeting Froom 9 & 10, Marriott Waterside, Third Floor
With the editors of Terrain.orgOrionThe Fourth River, and Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment and moderated by assistant nonfiction editor Jennifer Case.


Dear America: The 20th Anniversary Reading
Friday, March 9, 7-8:30 p.m.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Moderated by Simmons Buntin and featuring readings by Taylor Brorby, Joy Castro, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Sean Hill, Rose McLarney, Juan Morales, and Derek Sheffield.

Bookfair and Book Signings

Booth #1644
Tampa Convention Center
Find our editors at the booth, which will be staffed throughout the conference and feature lots of tasty book signings.

Book Signing Schedule

Thursday, March 8
10-11 a.m.Jon Davis
1-2 p.m.Michael P. Branch
3-4 p.m.Sean Prentiss
4-5 p.m.Juan Morales
Friday, March 9
10-11 a.m.Chris Dombrowski
Noon – 1 p.m.Jeffrey Thomson
1-2 p.m.Todd Boss
2-3 p.m.Alison Hawthorne Deming
4-5 p.m.Taylor Brorby
Saturday, March 10
10-11 a.m.Jennifer Case
11 a.m. – NoonRose McLarney
1-2 p.m.Joy Castro
2-3 p.m.Amy Knight (Virtual Signing)

Learn more on the Events page.

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