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2018 AWP Conference Schedule


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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Registration Area, Tampa Convention Center, Second Floor


Conference Registration, Sponsored by Saint Leo University Master of Arts in Creative Writing

Attendees who have registered in advance, or who have yet to purchase a registration, may secure their registration materials in AWP’s registration area located in West Registration of the Tampa Convention Center, Level Two. 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.

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AWP Bookfair, Exhibit Hall, Tampa Convention Center, Third Floor


AWP Bookfair Setup, Sponsored by Wilkes University Low-Residency MA/MFA in Creative Writing

The exhibit hall at the Tampa Convention Center will be open for bookfair setup. For safety and security reasons, only those holding a Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registration badge, or those accompanied by an individual wearing a BSA registration badge, will be permitted inside the bookfair during setup hours. Bookfair exhibitors are welcome to pick up their registration materials in AWP’s registration area on the second floor of the Tampa Convention Center.

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Room 33, Tampa Convention Center, Fourth Floor


Lactation Room

The Lactation Room is located in room 33 of the Tampa Convention Center. To access the Lactation Room, please see the AWP Help Desk to obtain the key. For reasons of privacy and security, access to the lactation room is granted with permission by AWP only.

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2018_TAMPA Annual Conference & Bookfair

February 7–10, 2024
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City Convention Center

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