Preregistration for the largest and most essential literary event in North America is now open to attendees, presenters, and exhibitors through January 23. The Association of Writers & Writing Programs is hosting its Annual Conference & Bookfair at the Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel in Boston March 6-9, 2013.
The 2013 “Big Literary Conversation” offers more than 550 literary readings, lectures, and panel discussions on contemporary literature and poetry, writing technique, publishing, and teaching, and hundreds of presses, literary magazines, online journals, and literary organizations will be exhibiting at this year’s bookfair.
Featured presenters include keynote speakers Seamus Heaney and Derek Walcott, both recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as Adonis, Alison Bechdel, Amy Bloom, Augusten Burroughs, Joy Castro, Don DeLillo, Alice Hoffman, Arthur A. Levine, Edith Pearlman, Richard Russo, Tracy K. Smith, Jeanette Winterson, and many other award-winning authors and poets.
With more than 10,000 writers, teachers, students, editors, agents, and publishers in attendance, the 2013 Conference & Bookfair promises to be the most informative and inspiring literary gathering of the year.
For more information or to register, go to www.awpwriter.org.
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