AWP ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND BOOKFAIR


MS 1E3, George Mason Univ.
Fairfax VA 22030


Phone: (703)993-4317
E-mail: conference@awpwriter.org
Website: https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/overview

About

AWP Annual Conference & Bookfair, Los Angeles, CA 2016. Annual. Conference duration: 4 days. AWP holds its Annual Conference in a different region of North America in order to celebrate the outstanding authors, teachers, writing programs, literary centers, and small press publishers of that region. The Annual Conference typically features 350 presentations: readings, lectures, panel discussions, and forums plus hundreds of book signings, receptions, dances, and informal gatherings. The conference attracts more than 8,000 attendees and more than 500 publishers. All genres are represented. "We will offer 175 panels on everything from writing to teaching to critical analysis." In 2009, Art Spiegelman was the keynote speaker. Others readers were Charles Baxter, Isaiah Sheffer, Z.Z. Packer, Nareem Murr, Marilynne Robinson, 2008: John Irving, Joyce Carol Oates, among others.

Accommodations: Provides airline discounts and rental-car discounts.

Costs: Early registration fees: $40 student, $140 AWP member, $160 non-member.


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