We have a number of exciting gatherings scheduled at this year at the 2015 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Minneapolis. Come by our Booth #1512 to learn more!
AWP Partnership with Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky and the Favorite Poem Project
Time: 9am-1pm at Bookfair Booth #1512
Participants: David Baker, Neelanjana Banerjee, Sandra Beasley, Jill Bialosky, Hélène Cardona, Hayan Charara, Chen Chen, Ching-In Chen, Oliver de la Paz, Rita Dove, Joshua Ferris, Ru Freeman, Todd Hearon, Marie Howe, Isa Kamari, Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés, Alicia Ostriker, Robert Polito, Francine Prose, Brenda Shaughnessy, Meilssa Stein
- At AWP this year, we are excited to kick off a new collaboration between Tate Street, Robert Pinsky, and the Favorite Poem Project (favoritepoem.org). Tate Street will be filming a new and more informal branch of the FPP’s online collection of short video documentaries. These videos showcase individuals reading and speaking personally about their favorite poems at our booth. We encourage you to come and chat with us about your favorite poems as well!
Tate Street Question of the Day Photo Booth
Time: 1pm-5pm at Bookfair Booth #1512
Participants: Open to all!
- Share your thoughts and make memories with your team by coming to our booth. We will have photographers on site to take pictures of you and your organization answering our question of the day. Follow answers on twitter @tatestreetorg via #TateStreetQOTD, and enjoy a souvenir picture from the biggest literary conference for writers in North America.
Time: All Day at Booth #1512
Participants: Editors, Authors, Publishers
- Tate Street Reviews Editor, Greg Brown will be on site to accept suggestions for our reviews team. Each Monday we review classics and new titles alike. We connect our audience to new publications that we believe are top notch, and only offer positive reviews, if the title is chosen. See recent reviews here: March Reviews.
Meet “In the Margins” Podcast Host, Abigail Browning
Time: All day at Booth #1512
Participants: Open to all!
- We’d love for you to chat with our host, Abigail Browning, and producer, Ray Crampton about what you’d like to see on our upcoming episodes! We’ll also be recording in the evenings, if you’d like to hear about the process or be on the show!
To learn more about Tate Street:
- Subscribe to our podcast, “In the Margins”
- Visit our site: tatestreet.org
- Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tatestreetorg
- Follow us on Twitter @tatestreetorg: https://twitter.com/tatestreetorg
- Say hello at our AWP Booth #1512!
We love collaborating with literary communities to share our vision: a world where people of all backgrounds and experience are engaged with exploring, writing and sharing literature in an open-minded, enthusiastic, and thoughtful way. From our team at Tate Street, we thank you for your part in supporting arts and writing!
See you soon!
About the Author: Abigail Browning
Abigail Browning, Founder and Managing Editor, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received her MFA in Poetry at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Abigail has poems either published or forthcoming in the Yemassee Journal Online, The Greensboro Review, Linebreak, and RHINO Poetry. In addition, she was honored to receive the Amon Liner Poetry Award, the Noel Callow/Academy of American Poets’ Prize, and was a finalist for the Linda Flowers NC Arts Prize. She also has a passion for jazz music and dance, and teaches swing-era dances in her free time: www.abigailbrowning.com. Currently, she is studying Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media as a PhD at NC State in Raleigh, NC.