AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and strong sales reported from the book fair floor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Writers Get Political as Conference Opens

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AWP 2017: This Year's Conference Will Be All About—and Against—Trump

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White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

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