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The AWP Bookfair is the nation’s largest marketplace for independent literary presses and journals, creative writing programs, writing conferences and centers, and literary arts organizations.

Guests include New York Times best-selling author Margot Livesey; Robert Frost Medal recipient Sonia Sanchez, Academy Award nominee Colum McCann; bestselling author Lidia Yuknavitch; Whiting Award Winner Rowan Ricardo Phillips; international best-selling author Ann Patchett, and many, many more.  

 

Friday, February 10

11:00 A.M.

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Azar Nafisi

The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

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11:30 A.M.

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Jami Attenberg

All Grown Up

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11:45 A.M.

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Hannah Tinti

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley: A Novel

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NOON

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Ashley C. Ford

Writer & Editor

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12:15 P.M.

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Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad

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12:30 P.M.

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Rakesh Satyal

No One Can Pronounce My Name: A Novel

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12:45 P.M.

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Tracy K. Smith

Ordinary Light: A Memoir

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1:00 P.M.

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Rita Dove

Collected Poems, 1974–2004

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1:15 P.M.

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Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Heaven: Poems

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1:30 P.M.

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Carolyn Forché

Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500 - 2001

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2:00 P.M.

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Mimi Lok

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Voice of Witness

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2:15 P.M.

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Emma Straub

Modern Lovers

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Ann Patchett

Commonwealth

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2:30 P.M.

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Garrard Conley

Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family

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2:45 P.M.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

We Should All Be Feminists

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Saturday, February 11

11:00 A.M.

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Jason Reynolds

Ghost

All American Boys

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11:15 A.M.

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Monica Youn

Blackacre: Poems

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11:30 A.M.

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Sonia Sanchez

Shake Loose My Skin

Morning Haiku

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Eileen Myles

I Must Be Living Twice

Chelsea Girls

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11:45 A.M.

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Rahul Mehta

No Other World: A Novel

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12:15 P.M.

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Lidia Yuknavitch

The Book of Joan

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12:30 P.M.

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Brendan Kiely

The Last True Love Story

All American Boys

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12:45 P.M.

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Kevin Young

Blue Laws: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1995-2015

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1:00 P.M.

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Margot Livesey

Mercury: A Novel

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1:15 P.M.

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Terrance Hayes 

How to be Drawn

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1:30 P.M.

  Amy Stolls, NEA

Amy Stolls 

Literature Director, National Endowment for the Arts

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1:45 P.M.

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David Fenza

Executive Director, AWP

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2:00 P.M.

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Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Refugees

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2:15 P.M.

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Kristen Radtke

Imagine Wanting Only This

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2:45 P.M.

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Colum McCann

Letters to a Young Writer

Thirteen Ways of Looking: A Novella and Three Stories

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