Showing posts from April, 2015

Off the map at AWP Minneapolis

If you followed any of my Twitter or Facebook updates during AWP Minneapolis, you'll have noticed that there was quite a bit going on within the confines of the Convention Center and hotel and the sheltering skyways in between: There was The Rose O'Neill Literary House table in the Bookfair , #1724!  Poet Matt Rasmussen signed the entire edition of Literary House Press's 2015 AWP Commemorative Broadside , a collaboration with Water~Stone Review which featured his poem "Outgoing." I attended fantastic and absorbing panel discussions about "New Trends in Literary Publishing," "The Rise of the Chapbook," "The Bigness of the Small Poem," and "Fascinated or Haunted: Why We Continue to Write & Rewrite Fairy Tales." All topics that are important and exciting to me. And I took lots of notes!  And probably most exciting of all was our official Cherry Tree Launch Party at the Hyatt Regency! What a fabulous evening that

How to find me at AWP

Despite my cumulative exhaustion from the nonstop busyness at the fabulous Rose O'Neill Literary House (have I mentioned how much I love my awesome job?), I am very much excited about the upcoming literary & publishing frenzy at the 2015 AWP Conference in Minneapolis. For a good chunk of the Conference, you will be able to find me at the Literary House table in the Bookfair, with all of our fantastic Literary House Press and Cherry Tree  wares and paper goods I will be on-duty at Table 1724 for the following times: Thursday, April 9  from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 9  from noon-1:30 p.m.    Friday, April 10  from noon-1:30 p.m.   Friday, April 10  from 4:30-5:45 p.m. And then on Thursday night, April 9 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis (1300 Nicollet Mall), I will be at the official  Cherry Tree  Launch Party ! Inaugural issue contributors Juliana Gray , Dore Kiesselbach , Bruce Snider , and Laura Madeline Wiseman  will read their