Press Room

A collection of press releases for distribution. You can find downloadable photos and badges on the Photos & Graphics page.

Press Releases

  • March 13, 2014

    Wilkes University’s Bonnie Culver Elected President of AWP’s National Board of Trustees

    AWP is pleased to announce the election of Bonnie Culver as president of the organization’s board of trustees.

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  • February 19, 2014

    AWP 2014 Seattle Conference & Bookfair opens February 26, featuring 2,000 Presenters and 550 Literary Events

    Now the largest literary conference in North America, the 2014 AWP Conference & Bookfair will take place February 26 to March 1 at the Washington State Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle Hotel. More than 11,000 people are expected to attend.

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  • November 1, 2013

    Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace award grants for AWP

    AWP is pleased to announce two grants totaling $11,000 in support of AWP's programing from Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace, an Amazon company and leader in independent publishing.

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  • August 1, 2013

    AWP Releases 2014 Seattle Conference & Bookfair Schedule: 1,900 Presenters, 520 Literary Events

    AWP has released the list of events for its 2014 Annual Conference & Bookfair. The conference will highlight over 1,900 authors, editors, teachers, and publishers.

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