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If You Remain Not at a National Book Festival, Look at These Pretty Colors or Something February 28, 2014: While some of you-us-them are “in Seattle,” hhmm, some of us profess our frolic in the unusually frigid locales we call “Etsy” “home.” What’s a poet without [...] by

The Stranger’s Insider Tips for an Amusing AWP + Their Staff Picks for Offsite Readings February 27, 2014: Great tips from The Stranger’s Peter Mountford, for those who lack social graces! If you notice a slight uptick in the number of verbose, bedraggled, and socially inept people in downtown [...] by

AWP’s Saturday Bookfair Bummer February 18, 2014: Ah man! Yesterday we caught breaking news from the Stranger that this year’s AWP Bookfair will NOT be open to the public on the Saturday of the conference due to weirdly complicated tax laws. [...] by

Cathy Park Hong’s Proust Questionnaire & The Frye Museum’s Cancellation of Coon Songs, Kitsch, and Conceptual Writing February 3, 2014: Cathy Park Hong answered the Proust Questionnaire for the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. “Hers is a universe flitting between ideal and corruption, urbane and cowboy,” writes Yeow [...] by

‘I (yet again) didn’t attend’: The 2013 AWP Conference April 8, 2013: Even though the 2013 AWP (Average White Poets?) Conference was closer to my home than usual / I (yet again) didn’t attend. Some indication as to why might be provided by quotes from a William [...] by

Notes from the Fence Family Brunch, Part 2 (AWP 2013, Boston) March 14, 2013: Earlier this week I posted Notes from the Fence Family Brunch, Part 1, wherein I covered topics such as: Fence managing editor Rob Arnold’s possible contribution to statewide gun violence in [...] by

Tin House Guide To AWP March 7, 2013: We typically head to AWP with one of two book-buying intentions: to buy nothing or to buy one of everything. If all goes well, we come home with a well-edited stack of publications from presses and [...] by

#Whatshouldwecallpoets or How to Survive the Internet During AWP March 6, 2013: This week, we’re all planning to go to AWP, en route to Boston, or recently arrived in Boston. Those of us not going to AWP are driving our poet friends to the airport and enjoying (or not) all [...] by

Two Perspectives on the Whole AWP-MFA-Glut Thing March 1, 2013: Remember the other day when we posted on Seth Oelbaum’s explosive piece at HTMLGiant? It’s caused something of a perturbance in the blogsphere and spurred poets to do what they do best [...] by

PoFo Is Hosting a Reception at AWP February 28, 2013: Yes, please join the magazine, website, and Foundation staff for cocktails Thursday night at AWP in Boston. If it’s anything like past years, you’ll want to get there early. A line tends [...] by