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Thank You #AWP23 Proposal Organizers & Participants!
The #AWP23 proposal system is now closed, and we would like to thank all of the proposal organizers and participants that put in the time and effort to submit conference event proposals this year! Accepted conference events will be announced later this fall. If you have any questions in the meantime, please reach out to conference staff at for assistance.
Link to your #AWP23 Proposals by June 22
If you are a participant on a #AWP23 proposal, the deadline to link your AWP user account to your proposal is tomorrow, June 22 at 11:59 p.m. ET. You should have received an email from AWP with the subject line "Participant on a 2023 AWP Conference & Bookfair Event" that includes a hyperlink that will 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 My Events in your AWP user account. If you have any questions, please contact for assistance.
Search for Jobs on Our Website
Looking for a new career? Head over to our Job List, where we post new opportunities for academic and nonacademic jobs. Some jobs to keep an eye on: HarperCollins Publishers is looking for a designer to join the Design Department, with a focus on interiors. Prefer something in academia? Check out this Assistant Instructional Professor position in the Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago. Or, give freelancing a try with this opportunity to write about the National Parks! We have many more opportunities included on our Job List, which is updated regularly. This feature is exclusive to members, so be sure to take advantage!
Find Your Next Read, Including LGBTQ+ Titles
Have you looked at our online Bookshelf lately? Find new and upcoming releases by AWP members, including Carol D. Marsh’s June release, Words from Walls: A Symphony in Essays. For Pride Month, check out these titles that feature LGBTQ+ stories as well: Arribada by Estela Gonzalez, XO by Sara Rauch, and Spell Heaven by Toni Mirosevich. Be sure to order your copy of these or any others from our affiliate page!
#QuestionTuesday AWP asked: What book do you think everyone should read for Juneteenth?
Some of the answers we received on Instagram:

@margaretpaigepoetry: On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon Reed
@laurahmilligan: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
@angela_tharpe: The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson
@coffeewithchana: The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass, Mulatto America by Stephen Talty, and The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano

Follow AWP on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to look for a different question every Tuesday.
Upcoming Events to Add to Your Calendar
With each newsletter, AWP brings you new ways to foster connections within the national literary community. Our event roundup includes book releases, panels, and a wide variety of virtual and in-person events. These events include a range of free and ticketed registration and are not affiliated with AWP. For more information, check out this week's Writing News Roundup.

Tuesday, June 21
7:30 p.m. ET — Greenlight Bookstore will be hosting authors Raquel Gutierrez and Arianne Zwartjes for a virtual reading.

Saturday, June 25
3:00–4:30 p.m. ET — Best Seller Book Club will be meeting to discuss the novel French Braid by author Anne Tyler.

Monday, June 27
12:00–2:00 p.m. ET — The Gothic Women Project will be hosting a Gothic Environments Seminar.

Wednesday, June 29
6:00–7:30 p.m. ET — The Hurston/Wright Foundation presents Rejections, Breakthroughs, & Exhales: How to Persevere (A Virtual Panel).

Thursday, June 30
7:00–8:15 p.m. ET — Local Author Panel: Writing for the LGBTQ+ Community
Thank You #AWP22 Conference Advertisers!
Thank you to Conference Advertisers! Check out our Conference Advertiser index to see all the amazing organizations who advertise with and support #AWP22!
Become a Sponsor for #AWP23!
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