Posts Tagged: awp

In Cahoots

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Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison. Sherwood Anderson and William and Faulkner. Henry James and Edith Warton. And now, X… and you!

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs just announced the establishment of a mentorship program starting in September. As stated on their community page, they are giving special consideration to applicants of backgrounds “typically underrepresented in the literary world” who are unaffiliated with MFA programs, but encourage everyone set on improving their craft to apply.

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How to Make a Life in Literature

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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.

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AWP Offsite Event: Rumpus by the Sound

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The Rumpus proudly presents…

Rumpus by the Sound

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

Spitfire
2219 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA

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

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Being Flynn

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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.

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Things to Do In DC When You’re at AWP

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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.

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