Ten tips for attending AWP

Elizabeth Donald
7 min readMar 31, 2023

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs convention can be a little overwhelming for a newbie just flying out of the MFA nest. Here’s how to find your wings.

This past week was my first on-site attendance at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference, which took place in in Seattle. While I’ve been a guest author at speculative fiction conventions for more than 20 years, I am new to the…

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Elizabeth Donald

Journalist for more than 25 years, freelance writer, editor, photographer, and fiction author. Subscribe at patreon.com/edonald or visit donaldmedia.com.