Archive of AWP's Press Releases

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2014

October 15, 2014 AWP Receives $15,000 Grant from the McKnight Foundation to Support Writers in Minnesota
September 29, 2014 AWP Launches Writer to Writer Mentorship Program, Free to Members
March 13, 2014 Wilkes University’s Bonnie Culver Elected President of AWP’s National Board of Trustees
February 19, 2014 AWP 2014 Seattle Conference & Bookfair opens February 26, featuring 2,000 Presenters and 550 Literary Events

2013

November 1, 2013 Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing and CreateSpace award grants for AWP
August 1, 2013 AWP Releases 2014 Seattle Conference & Bookfair Schedule: 1,900 Presenters, 520 Literary Events
March 19, 2013 Judith Baumel Elected President of AWP
February 18, 2013 AWP to Present 10 Free Author Events at Boston Conference
January 10, 2013 AWP Announces Finalists for the 2013 Small Press Publisher Award

2012

November 14, 2012 AWP Releases 2013 Boston Conference & Bookfair Schedule: 1,900 Presenters, 520 Literary Events
September 7, 2012 Natasha Trethewey Gives Inaugural Reading as Poet Laureate
August 22, 2012 AWP Launches Redesigned Website & Releases List of Accepted Events for 2013 Conference
April 25, 2012 AWP Receives $100,000 Art Works Grant form the National Endowment for the Arts
April 15, 2012 Judith Baumel Elected 2013 Conference Committee Chair
March 15, 2012 Allison Joseph Receives 2012 George Garrett Award
January 15, 2012 AWP to Present Four Free Author Events at Chicago Conference

2011

November 1, 2011 Over 9,000 Writers and Publishers to Gather in Chicago for AWP Annual Conference & Bookfair