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Archive for February, 2011

Last Day at AWP

It may be the last day, but the conference hasn’t quite ended yet. Another look at what’s going on today in D.C.:

Panels

NOON in the Coolidge Room, Marriot Wardman park: Catch executive editor Phil Brady on the panel discussing the benefits of creative writing internships.
NOON Executive Room, Omni Shoreham Hotel, West Lobby: A
dvisory board member Michael Collier at the University of Maryland MFA Faculty Reading.

Poetry and Prizes, again!

10:00 p.m.-Midnight, Virginia B Room, Marriott Wardman Park, Lobby Level The All Collegiate Afterhours Slam.


AWP Attendees: Don’t miss!

What an exciting week for Etruscan Press and author Peter Grandbois. His novel Nahoonkara was just released on Feb. 1. And for those of you attending AWP, you now have the chance to say hello to Peter. You can stop by our booth for a special book signing and meet and greet with Peter and three more EP authors. Here’s what’s going on today in D.C.:

Special Book Signing

Peter Grandbois (Nahoonkara) @ 1 PM.
Myrna Stone (Casanova Chronicles) @ 1:30 PM
Carol Moldaw(So Late, So Soon) @ 2 PM
Claire Bateman (Coronology) @ 3 PM

Panels

3 PM in the Marshall Room, Wardman park: Catch Paul Lisicky (author of forthcoming novel The Burning House) too. He’s on the AWP panel on Off-Limit Subjects in Memoir.
3 PM Executive Room, Omni Shoreham Hotel, West Lobby: Venison author Thorpe Moeckel discusses book-length poems on AWP’s Audacity of Scope Panel.

Poetry and Prizes

10:00 p.m.-Midnight, Virginia B Room, Marriott Wardman Park, Lobby Level The All Collegiate Afterhours Slam.


AWP Conference in D.C.

2011 marks EP’s tenth anniversary, and what better way to kick it off than at the AWP conference in Washington, D.C. Here’s a look at what we’re doing today (Thursday), so if you’re here, you can catch us.

Thursday
Noon.-1:15 p.m
Hoover Room
Marriott Wardman Park, Mezzanine Level Managing Editor Starr Troup is on AWP panel on Technology for Low-Residency Writing Programs.

1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Maryland Suite Room
Marriott Wardman Park, Lobby Level
Vermont College of Fine Arts 30th Anniversary Reading. (Robin Oliveira, Wally Lamb, Sydney Lea, Nin Andrews, Earl Braggs) A centerpiece celebration of the 30-year history as one of the first low-residency MFA in Writing Programs in the U.S.

Regency Ballroom
Omni Shoreham Hotel, West Lobby
1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

How do writers approach and render sex believably and inventively in a society of sexual saturation? Our panel of fiction writers will analyze sexuality in their work across cultures, generations, and in relation to disability. EP authors Paul Lisicky and Carol Moldaw are on the panel.

10:00 p.m.-Midnight
Virginia B Room
Marriott Wardman Park, Lobby Level
R234.
The All Collegiate Afterhours Slam. (Jim Warner, Philip Brady) The All Collegiate Afterhours Slam is open to all undergrad and grad students attending the conference. Prizes, judges, and organization of the event will be handled by Wilkes University Creative Writing Program and Etruscan Press. Come visit the Wilkes University /Etruscan Press booth to register.