2023 Conference & Bookfair Registration


An in-person registration to #AWP23 includes admission to all events, readings, panel discussions, meetings, the bookfair, and public receptions over the days of the conference, Thursday, March 9, through Saturday, March 11. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. All in-person registration rates also include all virtual programming and content.

Virtual-only registration includes access to all virtual programming and content, as well as select events streaming from the Seattle Convention Center.

The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations, which also allow full access to the conference and bookfair. Students, faculty, and staff of sponsoring institutions should check with their program or organization before purchasing a registration on their own as they may be eligible for a complimentary sponsor registration.

All conference registrations must be purchased online or onsite with a credit or debit card. We do not accept checks or cash. All registrations are final and nonrefundable. If you are uncertain whether you will attend the conference in person, please wait to purchase.

Registration Rates & Periods

AWP Member Rates

Early Bird
August 15–November 22
Preregistration
November 23–March 7
Onsite
March 8-11
In-Person Member Rate $200 $250 $435
Virtual-Only Member Rate $50 $60 $70

Non-Member Rates

Early Bird
August 15–November 22
Preregistration
November 23–March 7
Onsite
March 8-11
In-Person Nonmember Rate $300 $350 $540
Virtual-Only Nonmember Rate $65 $75 $85

AWP Membership & Registration Rates

Become an AWP member today to receive discounted conference registration and gain access to our extensive member benefits , a value of $75 for one year! Select "Registration + One-Year Membership Bundle" from the registration options to bundle your registration and one-year membership. If your membership has not yet expired, the one-year membership included in the bundle will begin the day after your current membership lapses.

Early Bird
August 15–November 22
Preregistration
November 23–March 7
Onsite
In-Person Member Rate + $75 AWP Membership $275 $325 $510
Virtual-Only Member Rate + $75 AWP Membership $125 $135 N/A

Presenter Registration

Early Bird
August 15–November 22
Preregistration
November 23–March 7
Onsite
In-Person Presenter $95 $100 $125
Virtual-Only Presenter* $50 $50 $50
In-Person Presenter + special $49 AWP Membership** $144 $149 $174
Virtual-Only Presenter + special $49 AWP Membership** $99 $99 $99

*Virtual presenters who do not wish to attend the conference outside of presenting on their prerecorded panel are not required to purchase a registration.

**Presenters are eligible for a discounted $49 one-year membership with AWP if purchased as a bundle with their registration. Become an AWP member today to gain access to our extensive member benefits. Select "Presenter Registration + One-Year Membership Bundle" from the registration options to bundle your registration and one-year membership. If your membership has not yet expired, the one-year membership included in the bundle will begin the day after your current membership lapses.

Special Registration Rates

Early Bird
August 15–November 22
Preregistration
November 23–March 7
Onsite
College or University Student Registration* $60 $65 $150
Senior (65 and Up) Registration** $95 $100 $175
Saturday-Only Conference Registration*** N/A NA $25

* Students must present a valid student ID.

** Seniors must present a valid ID.

*** The Saturday Pass can be purchased beginning early 2023 or onsite on Saturday, March 11, 2023, and includes admission to all conference events (with the exception of private receptions), as well as the bookfair. Saturday-only registrants will not have access to virtual programming.

Bulk Registration

Are you looking to bring your class or a group of 10 or more? Please contact registration@awpwriter.org.

Looking for Community Scholarship information?

The AWP Community Scholarship provides free or significantly reduced registration to those identifying as BIPOC, disabled, LGBTQ+, or low-income. The scholarship opportunity will open in September.

Looking for the Work-Exchange Program?

In exchange for 4 hours of onsite conference support, participants in the Work-Exchange Program receive a free registration.The work-exchange opportunity will open in September.

Have questions about registration?

Visit our Registration FAQ or email registration@awpwriter.org.

Please consider gifting a $100 registration or contributing whatever you feel comfortable with to the #AWP23 Community Scholarship Program, increasing access to the AWP Conference & Bookfair for attendees identifying as BIPOC, disabled, LGBTQ+, or low-income. Conference scholarships are made possible by your generosity. For more information, please visit the Community Scholarship webpage.

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Registration Confirmation

You will receive a confirmation email at the address you provided under your registration information during purchase. Please ensure that your email address is correct when registering. You may change the name and affiliation at any point before Wednesday, March 8, 2023, on the Conference Registration Management page of your AWP user account.

Help Desk

Wednesday, March 8, 2023: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 9, 2023: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday, March 10, 2023: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 11, 2023: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The help desk will be available during each day of the conference. Please email registration@awpwriter.org should you have any questions or concerns.

Sponsor & Partner Waivers

As a benefit of supporting the conference, all sponsors and literary partners receive an allocated number of registration waivers, based on their level of sponsorship. Confirmed sponsors and partners will be contacted by AWP with instructions for submitting their waiver lists. All lists must be received by February 15, 2023. Unclaimed waivers will be forfeited.

Press Passes

We appreciate all coverage of our annual conference. Requests for press passes must be made in writing from the editor of the media organization on behalf of the journalist to registration@awpwriter.org by February 15, 2023. The request must specifically detail how the pass will be used to cover the conference. To attend as a member of the press, you must provide valid press credentials to the registration coordinator so that you may receive your conference registration. Photography, videography, and sound recordings are not permitted at the conference without AWP's written consent.

 

Attendee Terms & Conditions

Refund Policy

Accessibility Services

#AWP23
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March 8–11, 2023
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Convention Center

Registration Contact

Conference Registration Manager
(240) 696-8273
registration@awpwriter.org