Will you be joining thousands of writers at AWP in Washington, D.C. this week? If so, we’d love to see you!
From Thursday, February 9th – Saturday, February 11th, we’ll be at the AWP Bookfair in the Washington DC Convention Center. Stop by Table 718-T to support The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, meet our poets and buy our gorgeous books. Enter our exciting raffle for free books or a poetry critique, explore volunteering opportunities, inquire about yearly/lifetime subscriptions & learn more about our call for manuscripts! Our poets will also be participating in AWP panels and readings. Please find their schedule below:
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9th
4:30-5:45 pm, PANEL
Monument, Marriot Marquis, Meeting Level Four
Asian American Poetics and Politics in the South: Vidhu Aggarwal will be discussing her work from The Trouble with Humpadori as part of a multi-genre writers panel/reading about self-articulation and solidarity.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10th
6-7:30 pm, READING
Library of Congress, Montpelier Room, James Madison Bldg.
One Generation to the Next: Minal Hajratwala will read her work with other poets & writers, in an intergenerational celebration of VONA/Voices’ vibrant faculty.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11th
1:30-2:45 pm, PANEL
Room 202B, Washington Convention Center
Fracturing Memory, Crossing Borders: Transnational Memoir Writers Discussing Hybrid Necessities – Minal Hajratwala will moderate this panel of writers who have embraced non-traditional/hybrid techniques in memoir writing, as they discuss challenges and strategies in reconstructing family history, trauma and more.
3-4:15 pm, READING
Room 206, Washington Convention Center
George Mason Alumni Poetry Reading: Ranjani Murali reads with four other prominent GMU alumni, bending the English lyric as they explore different cultures and forms.