Events & Readings

AWP 2023
Seattle, WA
March 8–12, 2023

The Seventh Wave presents We Keep Beginning
Friday, March 10, 2023
5-8 pm PST

Join The Seventh Wave above the hustle of AWP for an intimate evening of art, beginning, and connection on the seventh-floor penthouse of the Sorrento Hotel (haunted by Alice B. Toklas) for an evening of prose, poetry, and accessible connection.

Featuring readings from Michael Chang, Joyce Chen, Barracuda Gaursico, Lars Horn, Corinne Manning, Bretty Rawson, Amy Saul-Zerby, Bobuq Sayed, Marisa Siegel, Erin Sroka, Teri Vela, and Kristen Millares Young.

This is a limited-capacity event. Reserve a spot HERE for $15 and receive guaranteed entry, a $15 drink ticket, and yummy snacks. Day-of spots are on a first-come, first-serve basis, so we highly encourage you to reserve your spot in advance! We are requiring masks for this event when not eating or drinking, and we’ll have extras available if you forget to bring yours.

No Agent? No Problem!: Publishing with a University or Small Press
Rooms 427-429, Summit Building, Seattle Convention Center, Level 4
Saturday, March 11, 2023
9 – 10:15 am PST

When writers without agents submit to small and university presses, they’re often working without the benefit of an advocate who understands the publishing world and can speak to their best interests. This panel aims to give writers without agents the resources they need to help them have a positive publishing experience. Topics include cover pitches and early communication; contracts and finances; peer review and/or the role of a press board; and best practices for working with editors.

Panelists: Anitra Budd, Cate Hodorowicz, Kristen Miller, Meg Reid, Marisa Siegel

Editor meetings: I will be available for 15-minute, one-on-one conversations during select AWP bookfair hours on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Meetings will take place at the Northwestern University Press booth (1012/1010). Check my availability and reserve a time HERE.