Posts Tagged: awp

How to Make a Life in Literature


Have you been wondering what the point of the AWP conference might be to the 11,800 who attended this year? The Atlantic gives the ins, outs, and mishaps of the conference, along with tenuous or even doubtful optimism for the future of publishing:

I asked the editors of two-dozen journals to briefly describe their publications and what they look for vis-à-vis content (genre, aesthetics, etc.) and the response was universally this sentence: “We publish poetry, fiction, art, and creative nonfiction.


AWP Offsite Event: Rumpus by the Sound



The Rumpus proudly presents…

Rumpus by the Sound

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Doors at 8:30 p.m., show at 9:00 p.m.

2219 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA

Our offsite AWP event is sure to be one of the after-hours highlights of the conference.


Being Flynn


Are you going to AWP?

Here’s something amazing we’re getting in on.

The Rumpus (and friends) present a special screening of Being Flynn Friday night at 11pm for AWP conference attendees only. You need a conference badge and you have to arrive fifteen minutes before the movie.


Things to Do In DC When You’re at AWP


Update: I’m bumping this to the top because I don’t want to lose the good suggestions in the comments. Add your own suggestions down there.

Thing 1: Come find The Rumpus table at the Book Fair.

We’ll have all sorts of swag, from calendars to Write Like a MotherFucker coffee mugs and tee-shirts to just about everything in the Rumpus Shop.