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AWP Conference: March 6-9

February 13, 2013

Join BLR at the annual AWP Conference & Bookfair, to be held in Boston on March 6-9, 2013. The conference features readings, lectures, panel discussions, and forums, as well as hundreds of book signings, receptions, dances, and informal gatherings.

BLR will be in Booth 2704 with our colleagues from the Bellevue Literary Press. Stop by to pick up discounted issues and books, pick up info about our contest and events, or simply to say hello.

We are hosting two panels:

Event Title: In Sickness and In Health: Literature at the Intersection of Medicine, Science and the Arts
Participants: Danielle Ofri, Erika Goldman, Rafael Campo, Jonathan Moreno, Cortney Davis
Date: Friday, March 8
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Location: Room 203, Hynes Convention Center

Event Title: Illness as Muse: Ten Years of the Bellevue Literary Review
Participants: Rafael Campo, David Oshinsky, Jacob Freedman, Amanda Auchter, Hal Sirowitz (pictured above)
Moderated by Fiction Editor Suzanne McConnell
Date: Friday, March 8
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Location: Room 210, Hynes Convention Center


Editor-in-chief Danielle Ofri will also participate in the following panel:
Event Title: The Art of Healing: Writing Illness from Both Sides of the Curtain
Participants: Ron Grant, Fenton Johnson, Danielle Ofri, Elisabeth Tova Bailey, Jimmy Castellanos
Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 3:00 p..m. to 4:15 p.m.
Location: Room 204, Hynes Convention Center


Poetry Editor Jason Schneiderman will participate in two events:
Event #1: A Rising Tide Floats All Boats: Best Practices for Teaching Multilevel Workshops
Date: Friday, March 8
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Location: Room 313, Hynes Convention Center

Event #2: Painted Bride Quarterly at 40, An Anniversary Reading
Date: Saturday, March 9
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Location: Room 309, Hynes Convention Center


Visit AWP's website for the complete schedule of events and more information.