AWP 2018 Schedule

Next week I’ll be attending the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Tampa, Florida. Follow me on Twitter (@moodyjenni), and I’ll tweet photos and panel news when I can. I’m super excited to participate in my first AWP panel, especially since it focuses on an issue close to my heart — crossovers betweenContinue reading “AWP 2018 Schedule”

cream city review @ AWP

Next week I’ll be at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in Washington, D.C. I’m looking forward to attending some great panels (like “The Animal That Therefore I Am: “I”-ing and Eyeing the Animal), going to great readings, reconnecting with writing friends, and discovering great journals at the Book Fair. If you’reContinue reading “cream city review @ AWP”

Young Adult Literature at AWP 2012

“How Far is Too Far? Facing Self-Censors and Publishing Censors When Writing about Coming-of-Age for Young Adults” Laura Otto¬†(Moderator), Ann Angel, Daniel Kraus, Penny Blubaugh, Ricki ThompsonWhen writers work to capture the emerging adult at the end of the young adult journey to independence, they find their characters exploring the forbidden adult world. These storiesContinue reading “Young Adult Literature at AWP 2012”

Speculative Fiction at AWP 2012

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference is primarily a literary conference. It’s like World Con for literary writers.(Heck, there were even some costumes.) Many of the attendees either have earned or are currently earning their MFAs in Creative Writing. I went in with the expectation that most of the panels, readings,Continue reading “Speculative Fiction at AWP 2012”

I’m going to AWP!

Looking Down on the World’s Fair, 1893 This year I’ll be attending the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference for the first time. The AWP conference is the big literary conference. Margaret Atwood will be giving a keynote address, there’ll be three days full of panels on writing and teaching writing, and aContinue reading “I’m going to AWP!”