2019 AWP Conference & Bookfair
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PBS Books covered the 2019 AWP Conference & Bookfair March 29 & 30, 2019 from Portland, Oregon. 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.
Watch AWP 2019 Author Interviews:
- Natalie Diaz, When My Brother was an Aztec
- Nikky Finney, Head Off & Split: Poems
- Aja Gabel, The Ensemble: A Novel
- Ross Gay, The Book of Delights: Essays
- Mitchell Jackson, Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family
- Mira Jacob, Good Talk
- Erica Jong, Fear of Dying
- Lisa Ko, The Leavers: A Novel
- Karla Lamb & Lucia LoTempio, City of Asylum, Pittsburgh
- Ada Limon, The Carrying
- Sassafras Lowrey, Lost Boi
- Rebecca Makkai, The Great Believers
- Morgan Parker, Magical Negro
- Lilliam Rivera, Dealing in Dreams
- Karen Russell, Orange World and Other Stories
- Rebecca and Floyd Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
- Sue William Silverman, If The Girl Never Learns
- Cheryl Strayed, Wild
- Amber Tamblyn, Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a time of Rage and Revolution
- Lidia Yuknavitch, The Misfit’s Manifesto
- Keith S. Wilson, Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love
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