Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Split This Rock at AWP in LA - March 31-April 2

Split This Rock will be at Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP) taking place March 30-April 2 in Los Angeles! If you're attending, we hope you'll come hang out with us at the Bookfair (table #1317!), at a reception we're co-hosting with CantoMundoLambda LiteraryAWP LGBTQ Caucus, and at an offsite event La Pachanga 2016! Check out all the details below! (See the AWP website for more on the conference.)

Visit Split This Rock at 
AWP Table #1317
Visit Split This Rock at Table #1317 in the AWP Conference Bookfair, where you can write a haiku post card to President Obama, buy a gorgeous T-shirt and special issue of POETRY Magazine, and enter a drawing for a free registration to Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2016 featuring Amal Al-Jubouri, Jennifer Bartlett, Jan Beatty, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Regie Cabico, Dominique Christina, Martha Collins, Nikky Finney, Ross Gay, Linda Hogan, and more!  


AWP Reception with CantoMundo, 
Lambda Literary, AWP LGBTQ Caucus and Split This Rock
Saturday, April 2, 6:30 to 8:00pm
Plaza 3, 3rd Floor
JW Marriott LA

Join CantoMundo, Lambda Literary Foundation, AWP LGBTQ Caucus, and Split This Rock for a mixer to relax and unwind over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Follow the signs to "LGBTQ Mixer." 

Learn more on Facebook


AWP Offsite Event! 
Thursday, March 31
5:30-8:30 pm
Avenue 50 Studio 
131 N. Avenue 50
Highland Park, CA 90042
Celebrating the Release of Poetry of Resistance: Voices for Social Justice (University of Arizona Press), edited by Francisco X. Alarcón and Odilia Galván Rodríguez

La Pachanga will also be honoring the following Chican@ and Latin@ writers:
Francisco X. Alarcón, RIP
Juan Felipe Herrera
Lucha Corpi
Luis Javier Rodríguez
Odilia Galván Rodríguez

Readings by anthology contributors including US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and Split This Rock Executive Director Sarah Browning, among many others. 

Learn more about the event on the Facebook event page. 

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