2022 Conference & Bookfair Registration

An in-person registration to #AWP22 includes admission to all events, readings, panel discussions, meetings, the bookfair, and public receptions over the days of the conference, Thursday, March 24, through Saturday, March 26. 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 Pennsylvania 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. For more information about registration cancellation, please see our cancellation policy.

Become an AWP member today to receive discounted conference registration. When you register for #AWP22, you will also gain access to our extensive member benefits, including a subscription to The Writer's Chronicle, the AWP Job List, the Writer's Calendar, and the Directory of Members. If you are already a member, login to purchase your discounted registration! To save even more, 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.

Registration Rates & Periods

AWP Member Rates

Early Bird
October - January
Preregistration & Onsite
February - March
In-Person Member Rate $195 $235
Virtual-Only Member Rate $100 $150

Non-Member Rates

Early Bird
October - January
Preregistration & Onsite
February - March
In-Person Nonmember Rate $295 $340
Virtual-Only Nonmember Rate $175 $215

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 Preregistration & Onsite
In-Person Member Rate + $75 AWP Membership $270 $310
Virtual-Only Member Rate + $75 AWP Membership $175 $215

Presenter Registration

Early Bird Preregistration & Onsite
Virtual-Only Presenter* $50
In-Person Presenter $95 $100

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

Special Registration Rates

Early Bird Preregistration & Onsite
Virtual-Only College or University Student registration $50
College or University Student Registration* $60
Senior (65 and Up) Registration** $95 $100
Saturday-Only Conference Registration*** $50
Saturday-Only Bookfair-Only Pass**** $5

* Students must present a valid student ID.

** Seniors must present a valid ID.

*** The Saturday Pass can only be purchased onsite on Saturday, March 26, 2022, and includes admission to all conference events (with the exception of private receptions), as well as the bookfair.

****Bookfair-Only Saturday Pass includes admission to the exhibit hall only. More information on purchasing a bookfair pass will be available in 2022.

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, or low-income.

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.

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 #AWP22 Community Scholarship Program, increasing access to the AWP Conference & Bookfair for attendees of color, attendees with disabilities, and for those who are 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 23, 2022, on the Conference Registration Management page of your AWP user account.

Help Desk

Wednesday, March 23, 2022: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 24, 2022: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday, March 25, 2022: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 26, 2022: 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 4, 2022. 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 18, 2022. 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.

 

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Refund Policy

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#AWP22
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March 23–26, 2022
Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Registration Contact

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