Harry Potter had given me back the way I’d read in childhood—for no other reason than to be swept away by a great story. It was about the smell of the paper, the swish and crackle of a turning page, zooming through paragraph after paragraph to find out what happens next.
Blaine Eldredge IV. AWP has vindicated my use of superlatives. And it has made the abstract world of language concrete. It was, in short, fantastic. Reflecting on the experience, I was impressed by the ways that AWP made the realm of English post-graduation seem tangible. Seem possible. Here are writers working for the niche of … Continue reading Seven Ways of Looking at AWP
Karina Basso II. AWP was a whirlwind of literature, pins, postcards, and coffee. I was so overwhelmed by the hundreds of tables of MFA programs, journals, and publishers at the book fair, that I had to get out of the conference area and onto the streets of Chicago. Wandering downtown on my own allowed me … Continue reading Seven Ways of Looking at AWP