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AWP 2017 Washington, D.C.: Faculty Events

AWP On-Site Faculty Events

Thursday, February 9

THE ELLERGY ENDURES: 30 YEARS OF COMMUNITY WITNESS TO HIV/AIDS
Featuring: Terry Wolverton, David Groff, Irene Borger, Reginald Harris, and Michael Broder
LOCATION: Room 101, Washington Convention Center, Level One
1:30PM - 2:45PM


SUCCESS, FAILURE, AND THE GREEN-EYED MONSTER: THRIVING IN A COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT
Featuring: Jean Kwok, Rebecca Makkai, Mitchell S. Jackson, Mira Jacob, and Jami Attenberg
LOCATION: Room 206, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
1:30PM - 2:45PM


POET AT SPRINGTIME: A READING AND CONVERSATION ON JOHN KEATS AND COUNTEE CULLEN
Featuring: Donna Denize, Andrew Motion, Major Jackson, and Vievee Francis
LOCATION: Ballroom C, Washington Convention Center, Level Three
3:00PM - 4:15PM


TRANSFORMING ADVERSE AUDIENCES TO VERSE: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE NEA BIG READ
Featuring: Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, Kimiko Hahn, Amy Stolls, Lisa Bowden, and Joy Harjo
LOCATION: Room 102B, Washington Convention Center, Level One
3:00PM - 4:15PM


AN INVITATION TO POETIC DISCOVERY
Featuring: Kevin Young, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Monica Youn, J. Mae Barizo
LOCATION: Room 202A, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
4:30PM - 5:45PM


A READING BY 2016 GUGGENHEIM FELLOWS IN POETRY
Featuring: Beth Bachmann, Rick Barot, Deborah Landau, Jericho Brown
LOCATION: Room 202A, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
4:30PM - 5:45PM


Friday, February 10

CELEBRATING THE GOLDEN SHOVEL ANTHOLOGY IN HONOR OF GWENDOLYN BROOKS
Featuring: Maura Snell, Major Jackson, Sandra Beasley, Natalie Richardson, Marilyn Nelson
LOCATION: AWP Bookfair Stage, Exhibit Halls D & E, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
9:00AM - 10:15AM


LITERARY AWARDS: HELP OR HINDRANCE
Featuring: Tiphanie Yanique, Jess Row, Mia Alvar, Leslie Shipman
LOCATION: Salon F, Washington Convention Center, Level One
10:30AM - 11:45AM


CELEBRATING THE GOLDEN SHOVEL ANTHOLOGY IN HONOR OF GWENDOLYN BROOKS
Featuring: Tyler Mills, Jillian Weise, Vandana Khanna, David Groff, Rebecca Hazelton
LOCATION: Supreme Court, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four
10:30AM - 11:45AM


CRAFTY: FOUR CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK MFA GRADUATES READ FROM THEIR WORK

Featuring: Walter Mosley, Philip Klay, Helen Philips, Kimiko Hahn, Rajiv Mohabir
LOCATION: 204AB, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
10:30AM - 11:45AM


SEEING THE FOREST FOR THE TREES: ORGANIZING AND STRUCTURING STORY COLLECTIONS

Featuring: Sian Griffiths, Benjamin Hale, Marie-Helene Bertino, Michael Martone, Julia Elliott
LOCATION: Archives, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four
12:00PM - 1:15PM


WRITERS ORGANIZING THE FUTURE
Featuring: Kimiko Hahn, Zakia Henderson-Brown, Elizabeth Bradfield, Christopher Shannon
LOCATION: Salon F, Washington Convention Center, Level One
4:30PM - 5:45PM


Saturday, February 11

THE ART AND IMPORTANCE OF THE POETRY INTERVIEW
Featuring: Kaveh, Akbar, Melissa Studdard, Camille Rankine, Emilia Phillips, Lindsay Garbutt
LOCATION: 207A, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
9:00AM - 10:15AM
 

I WAS DREAMING WHEN I WROTE THIS: PRINCE AS INFLUENCE AND ICON
Featuring: Jess Row, Stephen Burt, Kaitlin Greenidge, Tisa Bryant, Martha Southgate
LOCATION: 204AB, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
10:30AM - 11:45AM


I WAS DREAMING WHEN I WROTE THIS: PRINCE AS INFLUENCE AND ICON
Featuring: Sarah Browning, Aracelis Girmay, Tim Seibles, Danez Smith
LOCATION: Ballroom C, Washington Convention Center, Level Three
1:30PM - 2:45PM


VIDA COUNT IN THE CLASSROOM

Featuring: Holly Burdorff, Camille Rankine, Sarah Marcus-Donnelly, Prageeta Sharma, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
LOCATION: 209ABC, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
4:30PM - 5:45PM

A READING SPONSORED BY THE ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS
Featuring: Jennifer Benka, Rita Dove, Terrance Hayes, Ocean Vuong
LOCATION: Ballroom A, Washington Convention Center, Level Three
8:30PM - 10:00PM


Offsite Faculty Events

 

BROOKS BOOKS: A CELEBRATION OF GWENDOLYN BROOKS
Featuring: Holly Burdorff, Camille Rankine, Sarah Marcus-Donnelly, Prageeta Sharma, Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
LOCATION: 826DC & Tivoli's Astounding Magic Supply Co., 3333 14th st, NW M120, Washington DC, 20010
Thursday, February 9 7:00PM - 9:00PM