Virtual AWP Event Beyond Sunrise, There Is a Song We Follow: A Conversation with Joy Harjo and Rob Casper
Videos of our virtual events as well as select featured presentations from the events offered each year at the AWP Conference & Bookfair. Some recordings from 2013-2015 were produced by FORA.tv.. Some interviews from 2016–2019 were produced by PBS's Book View Now.
| January 13, 2022
Virtual AWP Pedagogy: Reclaiming Genre Fiction for the Creative Writing Classroom, Sponsored by Bloomsbury Publishing
AWP board member and creative writing professor DeMisty D. Bellinger moderates as authors and teachers Tara Campbell and Julie Iromuanya discuss the tools genre fiction provides to explore social problems and the lived experiences of writers of color. They examine redefining the canon and rediscovering existing BIPOC and women genre writers, and Tara and Julie offer book recommendations and champion the importance of reading and teaching what you love.
| January 6, 2022
This event originally premiered on March 5, 2021 as part of the #AWP21 Conference & Bookfair and is now available for all to enjoy.
Acclaimed authors Marie Mutsuki Mockett and Jess Row read from and discuss their latest works of nonfiction. Engaging with race, religion, agriculture, and contemporary fiction, these two authors are at the center of ongoing conversations of vital importance to us all. Introduced and moderated by Graywolf Press director and publisher Fiona McCrae.