Where I'll be at AWP

Greetings friends. I arrived here in Chicago yesterday at around 3PM. It's chilly, but sunny, so if you're in the process of packing, you'll want to pack some warm clothes. Also, the forecast is for some rain later in the week.

I've got a full slate of things to do this conference, so here's my schedule in case you need me:


3:30PM--Visit to the Poetry Foundation

6:00PM--AWP Board and Staff Dinner



9:00AM-4:00PM--Board Meeting

6:00PM--AWP Board and Staff Dinner



7:30AM--Pacific West Plenary Session

12:00--A Face to Meet the Faces Panel (Waldorf Room, 3rd floor of Hilton)

5:30PM--Atwood Keynote

6:00PM--A Face to Meet the Faces Book Launch

7:00PM-9:00PM--Board and Sponsors Reception



10:30AM--Experiments in Individual Space and Collective Safety: Five Days of Crafting Poetry at the Kundiman Writers' Retreat. Lake Ontario Room. 8th Floor, Hilton.

1:30-2:45--AWP Award Series Reading--Introducing Quan Barry. Private Dining Room #2. Hilton

7:00PM--Board and Sponsors Reception



12:00-1:00PM--Book Signing--Southern Illinois University Press

1:00-2:00PM--Book Signing--University of Akron Press