Headed to Minneapolis for AWP15? So are the editors of The Writer. Our bags are packed, our flights are booked, and we’re ready for three jam-packed days of panels, readings, craft conversations, book signings and poem-doo-wop singers. We’ll be out in full force at the conference, live-tweeting (#AWP15), blogging, holding down the fort at table 2047 and meeting as many writers as we can.
First time at AWP? Got questions? We’ve got answers.
Why should I swing by The Writer‘s table at AWP15?
Free magazines! Free bookmarks! Meet our editors! To learn about our exciting short story contest! To enter our mini-writing prompt contest! To talk about your favorite writers! To tell us what you want to see more of in the magazine! To share story ideas! Free hugs! (While supplies last.)
Where is The Writer table located?
Look for us near the Adelphi Bookfair Stage 2. Our table (#2047) is the one closest to the stage on the righthand wall. See a map here.
Tell me more about this writing prompt contest.
Take a stab at crafting your own writing prompt. Write it on the back of your business card. Put your card in our fishbowl at table 2047. Anxiously await the results: We’ll pick the very best prompts to be published in our magazine.
Can I subscribe or renew my subscription to The Writer at AWP?
You bet you can! We’ll be offering a special subscription rate for AWP attendees. Stop by our table to find out the details.
We’ll also be running a special conference rate for advertisers; you can find all the information about the advertising offer at our table as well.
What if I see your editors out on the conference floor?
Come talk to us! We live to talk about all things writing. Come share your stories with us. We promise we don’t bite.
But I’m shy…
We hear you. Why not follow us on Twitter and strike up a conversation on social media instead? Tweet @thewritermag using hashtag #AWP15 and tell us what you’re learning. You can also follow our editors Meredith Quinn (@meredithaquinn) and Nicki Porter (@nickimporter) to find out what we’re up to in real time.
AWP can be daunting for introverts, but there ways of making the most of the conference without exhausting yourself. Check out our introvert’s toolkit for AWP for tips on mastering the crowds.
Introvert or extrovert, poet or essayist, fiction or nonfiction, newbie writer or seasoned pro: There’s room for all at AWP, and we can’t wait to meet every single one of you. Promise to stop by?