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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Room 210, Washington Convention Center, Level Two

Author Portraits by Adrianne Mathiowetz Photography. () Stop being embarrassed of your author photo! Put that selfie stick down! A great portrait is not only flattering, but actively invites your audience to get to know you and your work. This year at AWP, photographer Adrianne Mathiowetz will be offering 20 minute studio sessions on site. See your proof gallery of images immediately; any portrait you choose will be fully processed and digitally delivered in high res for $75 each. (Conference discount: sessions usually priced at $300.) Put your best face forward on websites, book covers, social media, and published interviews. Advanced sign-up required at https://am-photography.ticketleap.com/awp/

Adrianne Mathiowetz is a Boston-based portrait and editorial photographer. She is a Spring 2010 photo graduate of The Salt Institute of Documentary Studies, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, Wired, and Entertainment Weekly, amongst others. She lives for the in-between moments, and loves to take photos of costume changes, interruptions, and delays.

12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Salons A, B, & C, Street Level, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

W100. Conference Registration. Attendees who have registered in advance, or who have yet to purchase a registration, may secure their registration materials from AWP’s registration area of Salons A, B, & C of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Please consult the bookfair map in the conference planner for location details. Students must present a valid student ID to check in or register at our student rate. Seniors must present a valid ID to register at our senior rate. A $50 fee will be charged for all replacement badges.

Halls D&E, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Level Two

W101. Bookfair Setup, Sponsored by Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University. Halls D & E at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will be open for bookfair setup. For safety and security reasons, only those wearing an exhibitor access badge, or those accompanied by an individual wearing an exhibitor access badge, will be permitted inside the bookfair during setup hours. Bookfair exhibitors are welcome to pick up their registration materials from AWP’s registration area located in Salons A, B, & C on the street level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Room 303, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

W102. Lactation Room . The Lactation Room is located in room 303 of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. To access the Lactation Room, please see the AWP Help Desk to obtain the key code.

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Room 102B, Washington Convention Center, Level One

W103. CLMP & SPD Annual Publisher Meeting. (, , , Natalie Mesnard ) The staff of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) and Small Press Distribution (SPD) discuss issues facing publishers, organizational goals, and upcoming programs. Both new and longstanding members, as well as those contemplating joining either organization, should plan to attend.

Laura Moriarty is the deputy director of Small Press Distribution where she has worked since 1999. For more than a decade, she was director of the American Poetry Archives for the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University. She is the author of fourteen books of poetry and two novels.


Twitter Username: l_moriartypoet

Jeffrey Lependorf serves as the shared executive director of our two national service organizations for independent literary publishing—the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) and Small Press Distribution (SPD)—providing technical assistance to and advocating on behalf of the indies.


Twitter Username: jefflependorf

Website: http://www.jeffreylependorf.com

Montana Agte-Studier is the director of membership and development at CLMP. Montana holds a BFA in jazz flute and a BA in literature/arts in context from The New School University. She is currently working on her first novel.

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