AWP Conference & Bookfair
ABOUT: Held in a different city each year, this conference seeks to celebrate the authors, teachers, students, and publishers of each region. The Association of Writers and Writing Programs focuses on promoting literary achievement, particularly in higher education, by supporting writing programs and initiatives of all kinds. However, the AWP supports individual writers in addition to numerous colleges and universities.
"The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees join our community for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature. The 2016 conference featured over 2,000 presenters and 550 readings, panels, and craft lectures. The bookfair hosted over 800 presses, journals, and literary organizations from around the world. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. Join us in Washington, DC, in 2017 to celebrate the best of what contemporary literature has to offer."
LOCATION: Washington DC