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Last Chance to Submit a #AWP22 Event Proposal!
 
Today is the last day to submit an event proposal for #AWP22! Event proposals can be submitted on the My Events page of your AWP account, and if you’re working on a proposal, be sure to click the submit button by 11:59 p.m. ET tonight. If you have any questions about your event proposal, please email Aubrey Kamppila at events@awpwriter.org for assistance.
 
Link to Your #AWP22 Proposals by June 16
 
If you are a participant on a #AWP22 proposal, please make sure to link your AWP user account! You should have received an email from AWP with the subject line "Participant on a 2022 AWP Conference & Bookfair Event" that includes a hyperlink to guide you through the process of confirming your participation and adding your short bio and demographic information. If you are successfully linked, you will see the event appear when you view the My Events page with your AWP user account. If you are not linked, please do so by Wednesday, June 16. If you have questions, please contact events@awpwriter.org.
 
Reserve Your Sponsorship for #AWP22 in Philadelphia, PA, March 23–26
 
Being a sponsor at #AWP22 allows your faculty and staff to take full advantage of the conference experience. Benefits include free registration waivers, complimentary exhibit spaces, plentiful marketing across AWP and conference platforms, access to VIP events, and much more. For information about what we offer, see the #AWP22 Guide to Sponsoring, Exhibiting & Advertising. To claim your spot, fill out the 2022 Conference Sponsorship Pledge Form and email it to sponsorship@awpwriter.org. Questions about being a sponsor? Reach out to AWP Development Director Sheila Black at sheila@awpwriter.org.
 
Attend a Virtual Lit Event
 
We are excited to bring you new ways to connect with the literary community through our regular roundup of online events, including workshops, masterclasses, trivia nights, and readings. These events encompass a range of free and ticketed registration and are not affiliated with AWP. All times are in ET.
 
Tuesday, June 8
7 p.m.—The Max Ritvo Poetry Prize Presents Michael Kleber-Diggs
8 p.m.—LOGOS presents Heidi Seaborn + Diane Seuss, with EcoTheo Review
 
Wednesday, June 9
8 p.m.—Pour One Out: A Monthly Storytelling Series
 
Thursday, June 10
Literature Festival 2021 by Elite Literature Society begins
9 p.m.—Read Books with Pride: A Night of LGBTQ+ Literature
10 p.m.—Trivia Night: Literature
 
Friday, June 11
3 a.m.—Literature and Journalism in the Republic of Vietnam (1955–75) and the Reception of Western Thought
 
Saturday, June 12
Literature Festival 2021 by Elite Literature Society ends
9 a.m.—Spine Festival of Arts and Literature: More Storytelling and Poetry!!
10 a.m.—Fiction Writing & Revising Workshop with Karen Ackerson
 
Sunday, June 13
7 p.m.—A Kind of Heaven: The First Years of Cave Canem
 
Tuesday, June 15
6:45 p.m.—Latino Writers Initiative Virtual Writers Meet-Up
7 p.m.—Let Me Tell You a Story: A Craft Lecture by LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
 
Thursday, June 17
5 p.m.—Revelation: A Craft Lecture by Roger Reeves
7:30 p.m.—The Queens' English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases—Chloe Davis
 
Friday, June 18
1 p.m.—Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty with Guest Bathsheba Demuth
 
Saturday, June 19, Juneteenth
12 noon—“With love like black, our black”: Building Our Homes
 
Monday, June 21
6:30 p.m.—Steve Fiffer, Al Vivian, and Ambassador Andrew Young in Conversation with Ernie Suggs
8:30 p.m.—Winers Book Club: "Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows" by Balli Kaur Jaswal
 
Join the Discussion
 
AWP asked: If you are a student or recent graduate, where do you think your writing journey will take you next?

Some of the answers we received: 

@rissy_ds: Hopefully to completing my novel!

@sixpm_ / @Paige_Six: I hope to find an outlet that wants to support my passion projects. I want to make a living hearty enough to support a home in a temperate region, near water, that sustains a large garden by writing poetry books and strange novels.

Follow AWP on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to look for a different question every Tuesday.

 
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The #AWP22 logo next to a photo of downtown Philadelphia with tulips in full bloom and tulip graphics adorning the buildings.
 
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Drexel University Online advertisement reading: "THE NEXT GREAT STORY STARTS WITH YOU Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing" Below the text is a female student looking at a page while thinking and biting on a pen. Drexel UNIVERSITY ONLINE logo with dragon at the bottom.
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