Fun in the Twin Cities: AWP Events
Are you attending AWP 2015 in Minneapolis?
Please stop by the Ice Cube Press booth at the book fair, Exhibit Space 119. Also, consider checking out the following featured events.
Wednesday, April 8
AWP Festival of Language 2015
Brit’s Pub Vault, 1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
The seventh annual celebration of language and literary arts will feature established and emerging writers in three sets of rapid-fire readings with over 60 participants reading for a maximum of five minutes each.
The festival starts at 4:00 and ends at 11:00. I’ll be reading in the 8:30-10:30 set.
Prairie Gold Contributor Signings
Ice Cube Press Exhibit Space 119
Two Prairie Gold contributors, Matthew Fogarty and Sarah Turner, will sign books at the Ice Cube Press booth, Exhibit Space 119.
Catch Fogarty from 12:00-1:30 and Turner from 4:30-6:00.
Prairie Gold Reading and Celebration of Midwestern Writing
Subtext Books, 165 Western Ave N, St. Paul
Readings from contributors to Prairie Gold, a collection of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that delves into the nuances of Midwestern identity. The event starts at 6:30 and ends at 9:00. Here’s the line-up:
- Lindsay Tigue (poetry)
- Matthew Fogarty (fiction)
- Sandy Marchetti (poetry)
- John Linstrom (nonfiction)
- Nancy Cook (poetry)
- Stephanie Schultz (poetry)
- Sarah Turner (nonfiction)
- Michelle Menting (poetry)
- Molly Rideout (fiction)
(H/T to John Linstrom for finding links to everyone’s author pages.)
Prairie Gold Editor Signings
Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment Exhibit Space 1314
All three Prairie Gold contributors, Lance M. Sacknoff, Xavier Cavazos, and I, Stefanie Brook Trout, will sign books from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Flyway/Iowa State MFA program table, Exhibit Space 1314.
Also, Taylor Brorby and I will be spreading the word throughout the conference:
We are still taking submissions for Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America. The deadline for submissions is June 1.