AWP 2017 is here! The Associated Writers and Writing Programs conference, the largest in North America, begins this week in Washington D.C. (Wednesday February 8–Saturday February 11). Many members of the Graywolf pack will be among the thousands of writers arriving in the capitol, and while there are too many great events to list all of them here, we would like to highlight just a few below. The full schedule can be found here, and if you’re attending the conference, please stop by the Graywolf Booth (315 and 317) to say hello! 






February 9: Graywolf Poetry Reading, 4:30-5:45pm

with Susan Stewart (Cinder), David Rivard (Standoff), Sjohnna McCray (Rapture), 

and Layli Long Soldier (WHEREAS), moderated by Graywolf Executive Editor Jeff Shotts


February 10: Looking Outward: Avoiding the Conventional Memoir, 1:30-2:45pm

with Belle Boggs (The Art of Waiting), Paul Lisicky (The Narrow Door), and Angela Palm (Riverine), moderated by Graywolf Editor Steve Woodward


February 10: Novels and Short Stories: How a Narrative Finds Its Form, 10:30-11:45am

with J. Robert Lennon (Broken River), Deb Olin Unferth (Wait Till You See Me Dance), Jon Raymond (Freebird), and Sara Majka (Cities I've Never Lived In), moderated by Graywolf Editor Steve Woodward


February 11: Minimalist, Maximalist, Memoirist, 3:00-4:15pm

with Albert Goldbarth (The Adventures of Form and Content), Paul Lisicky, and Sarah Manguso (300 Arguments), moderated by Graywolf Director and Publisher Fiona McCrae