2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair Schedule and Video on Demand

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PBS Books will cover the 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair March 9 & 10, 2018 from Tampa, Florida.  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. 

 

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Friday, March 9, 2018 

11:00 A.M.

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Min Jin Lee

Pachinko

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11:20 A.M.

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Lesley Nneka Arimah

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories

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11:40 A.M.

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Leni Zumas

Red Clocks

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NOON

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Wiley Cash

The Last Ballad: A Novel

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12:20 P.M.

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Gregory Pardlo

Air Traffic A Memoir of Ambition & Manhood in America

 

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12:40 P.M.

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Marcus Wicker

Silencer

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1:00 P.M.

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Alexander Chee

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays

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1:20 P.M.

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Brit Bennett

The Mothers

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1:40 P.M.

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Nathan Englander

Dinner at the Center of the Earth: A Novel

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2:00 P.M.

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Tyehimba Jess

Olio

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2:20 P.M.

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Kiese Laymon

Long Division: A Novel

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2:40 P.M.

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David Haynes

Chairman, AWP Board of Directors

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Saturday, March 10, 2018 

10:40 A.M.

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Ada Limón

Bright Dead Things: Poems

The Carrying: Poems

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11:00 A.M.

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R.O. Kwon

The Incendiaries

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11:20 A.M.

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Ishion Hutchinson

House of Lords and Commons: Poems

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11:40 A.M.

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Sigrid Nunez

The Friend

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NOON

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Carmen Maria Machado

Her Body and Other Parties: Stories

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Kelly Link

Get in Trouble

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12:20 P.M.

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Jennifer Benka

Executive Director, The Academy of American Poets 

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Adrian Matejka

Map to the Stars

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12:40 P.M.

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Lauren Groff

Florida

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1:00 P.M.

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Danez Smith

Don't Call Us Dead: Poems

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1:20 P.M.

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Nathan Hill

The Nix

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1:40 P.M.

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Chris Abani

The Secret History of Las Vegas

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