UNP at AWP22

UNP will be exhibiting at the AWP Conference & Bookfair March 23-26. It’s the annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers of contemporary creative writing. Come visit us in booth 1228 to browse our books and journals!

Attending the conference virtually or perhaps can’t make it? Check out our virtual book exhibit here for the same great books and conference discount.

Below is a schedule of UNP author panels, signings, and more!

Thursday, March 24: Happening in booth 1128

All day: Books on sale for 40% off (plus free shipping). Copies of the latest issues of Hotel Amerika and North Dakota Quarterly available for purchase from UNP Journals.

11:00–11:30 a.m. book signing with Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry, author of What Isn’t Remembered: Stories

12:00–12:30 p.m. book signing with Ira Sukrungruang, author of This Jade World 

2:00–2:30 p.m book signing with Randon Billings Noble & contributors from A Harp in the Stars: An Anthology of Lyric Essays

3:00–3:30 p.m. book signing with Suzanne Ohlmann, author of Shadow Migration: Mapping a Life

3:30–4:00 p.m. book signing with Amy Haddad, author of An Otherwise Healthy Woman (Backwaters Press)

Thursday, March 24: Happening in the conference

9:00–10:15 a.m. Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry, author of What Isn’t Remembered, “Publishing Your First Story Collection”

10:35–11:50 a.m. Dinty W. Moore, author of To Hell with It, and Ira Sukrungruang, author of This Jade World, “Flash (Nonfiction) to the Future: A Speculative Brevity Reading”

12:10–1:25 p.m. BJ Hollars, author of Go West, Young Man, “Jumping the Moat: Academic & Community-Based Collaborations”

12:10–1:25 p.m. Luisa Muradyan, author of American Radiance, “Re-Presenting the Past: Poets Writing the Holocaust Toward a Humane Future”

12:10–1:25 p.m. Randon Billings Noble, editor of A Harp in the Stars, “Not Another Male Orgasm: Using the Shapes of Meander, Spiral, Explode in CNF”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Saddiq Dzukogi, author of Your Crib, My Qibla, “Fatherhood & Grief: Writers Reflect on the Most Difficult Story”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, author of Rock, Ghost, Willow, Deer, “Since My Body: Discovery & Embodiment of Disabled Voices, Sponsored by Zoeglossia”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Denise Low, author of The Turtle’s Beating Heart, “Indigenous Ecopoetry: Environmental Perspectives from Those Who Came First”

Friday, March 25: Happening in booth 1128

All day: Books on sale for 40% off (plus free shipping). Copies of the latest issues of Hotel Amerika and North Dakota Quarterly available for purchase from UNP Journals.

10:00–10:30 a.m. book signing with Aileen Weintraub, author of Knocked Down: A High-Risk Memoir 

11:00–11:30 a.m. book signing with Suzanne Roberts, author of Animal Bodies: On Death, Desire, and Other Difficulties and Bad Tourist: Misadventures in Love and Travel 

12:00–12:30 p.m. book signing with Tomás Q. Morín, author of Let Me Count the Ways: A Memoir

2:30–3:00 p.m. book signing with Andrew Farkas, author of The Great Indoorsman: Essays

3:00–3:30 p.m. book signing with Susan Nguyen, author of Dear Diaspora

Friday, March 25: Happening in the conference

10:35–11:50 a.m. Barrie Borich, author of Body Geographic, “What Happens When What We Tell Ourselves Changes?”

12:10–1:25 p.m. Jennifer De Leon, editor of Wise Latinas, “Documenting the Undocumented Writing the US/Mexico Border across Genres”

12:10–1:25 p.m. Eric Freeze, author of Hemingway on a Bike, “Game On 3.0: Teaching Branching Narratives”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Saddiq Dzukogi, author of Your Crib, My Qibla, “Imagining Invisible Borders Uniting International African Diaspora Poets”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Lise Funderburg, author of Apple, Tree, “From URL to IRL: What Online Tools Do We Take Back into the Classroom?”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry, author of What Isn’t Remembered, “Expanding the Fictional Terrain: Four Writers, Four Collections, Four Awards”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, author of Rock, Ghost, Willow, Deer, “Wanting a Seat at the Table without Being Eaten Alive: The Elusivity of Success”

3:20–4:35 p.m. Kwame Dawes, author of Nebraska and African Poetry Book Series editor, “Bound, Stitched, & Pressed: On Chapbooks & Community”

Saturday, March 26: Happening in booth 1128

No author signings scheduled but book sales continue throughout the day!

Saturday, March 26: Happening in the conference

9:00–10:00 a.m. Xu Xi 許素細, author of This Fish is Fowl, “The Empire Writes Back from the Program Era: CW in Asia & Beyond”

10:35–11:50 a.m. Teresa Fazio, author of Fidelis, “Veterans Online: A Field Guide for Navigating the Digital Writing Sphere”

12:10–1:25 p.m. Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, author of Rock, Ghost, Willow, Deer, “The Poet’s Voice: Conversations with the Archive”

12:10–1:25 p.m. Tillie Olsen Tribute

1:45–3:00 p.m. Tomás Q. Morín, author of Let Me Count the Ways, “Overexposure: How Memoirists Protect Their Privacy”

1:45–3:00 p.m. Terese Svoboda, author of Tin God, “Poets Theater”

3:20–4:35 p.m. Megan Cummins, author of If the Body Allows It, “Reclaiming the Collection: Putting Together—and Selling—a Story Collection”

3:20–4:20 p.m. Natalie Diaz, editor of Bodies Built for Game, “Joy Is an Act of Resistance: A Poetry Reading by Women of Color”

3:20–4:35 p.m. Randon Billings Noble, editor of A Harp in the Stars, “Strike a Chord: The Lyric Essay Forms of A Harp in the Stars

5:00–6:00 p.m Ira Sukrungruang, author of This Jade World, “Breakthrough Nonfiction Forms”

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