To DC and Back Again: AWP 2011

This weekend, we spent three days at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs in Washington DC. The convention took place at two hotels, which were bustling with writers from every corner of the nation, publishers, agents, editors, writing program directors, and professors. Snow blanketed the streets and sidewalks of DC, but convention-goers were occupied with more important things – reading, writing, and dialoging about the written word. ... Read More

Hello for NYC

Hello all, I’m in NYC and dealing with the snow and the cold. Makes it hard getting around but I love it. I got to see John Thomas’ sculptures at the OK HARRIS gallery on 383 West Broadway. I think John’s work is amazing. He works with different rectangular shapes. Then he paints them with unusual colors with shadows. Ah, he’s tricky because some of the shadows are not painted. They are real! I saw a little girl touching one... Read More

AWP Conference & Bookfair - February 2-5, 2011

The annual AWP Conference (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) & Bookfair will take place in Washington DC this year at the Marriott Wardman Park & Omni Shoreham Hotels. This year’s keynote speaker is Jhumpa Lahiri, author of Interpreter of Maladies, which won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name. Continue reading “AWP Conference... Read More

AWP Conference and Bookfair

In honor of the annual AWP Conference and Bookfair, here are a few interviews and articles on speakers, panelists, and readers who will appear at the event. Continue reading “AWP Conference and Bookfair” »  Read More

AWP Conference

Hello everyone, I just wanted to fill you in on my up coming trips. I am flying to NYC on Monday and will be there for two weeks. John Thomas, an artist friend of mine, has a gallery showing of his sculptures. He is personally going walk me through the gallery to show them to me. We are then planing on going to dinner later to discuss how poetry and sculpture can work together. John’s work is showing at the OK Harris Gallery at 383 West Broadway... Read More