A Northwest Based Literary Journal

TLR @ AWP: Where to Find Us; What We’re Doing

If you’re among the 14,000-plus writers and editors expected to attend the 2015 AWP Conference in Minneapolis starting Wednesday, we hope you’ll take a few minutes to visit the staff of Tahoma Literary Review in your Bookfair travels. We’ll be at booth 403, close to the main entrance and under the majestic TLR banner.

Here’s what we’ve got for you:

  • Cheeky swag and first-come, first-serve discounts on submissions to our fourth issue.
  • Issues 1 through 3 of TLR at special AWP discounts, plus specially priced subscriptions.

Here are our contributors who will stop by to sign their books:

  • Lori A. May, Thursday 10:30-11:30 am. Lori is the author of six books, including The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship & The Writing Life (Bloomsbury, 2014).
  • Carolyne Wright, Thursday 12-1 pm. Carolyne is the author of nine books of poetry. Carolyne will sign copies of Raising Lilly Ledbetter, a new anthology of poems on women in the workplace, just released by Lost Horse Press.
  • Michael Bazzett, Thursday 3-4 pm. Michael is the author of You Must Remember This, a meditation on who we are, who we’ve been, and what we might become, from Milkweed Editions.
  • Catherine Moore, Friday 3-4:15 pm. Catherine’s story in TLR, “Not About Liz” was recently selected for inclusion in The Best Small Fictions 2015, due out from Queen’s Ferry Press in October.
  • Elizabeth Oness, Saturday 10-11 am. Beth is the winner of the inaugural Brighthorse Prize for the novel. Her book, Leaving Milan, will be published this spring by Brighthorse Books.
  • Nickole Brown, 12-1 Saturday pm. Nickole will sign Fanny Says, a new poetry collection just released by BOA Editions.
  • Brandon Courtney, 1-2 Saturday pm. Brandon will sign copies of The Grief Muscles, newly released by Sheep Meadow Press.

TLR Out of the Booth:

  • Saturday, 12:00-1:15 pm, in Room 101 H&I on Level 1: TLR Fiction Editor Joe Ponepinto will be part of the panel “Literary Citizenship: It’s Not About You,” along with Jeanetta Calhoun-Mish (OKCU and Mongrel Empire Press), Susan Tekulve (Converse College and author with Hub City in SC), and Kamy Wicoff (co-founder of SheWrites.com and She Writes Press), and moderator Lori A. May.
  • Joe Ponepinto will also take part in an off site reading with writers Douglas W. Milliken, Libby Cudmore, and Mark Wisniewski. A Night of Moving Fiction and Satire is sponsored by The Stoneslide Corrective and Publication Studio Hudson, Thursday, 6:30 pm at South Minneapolis Society Library, 3121 Elliot Avenue S. Food and drink will be served.
  • Friday at 5:00 pm, Poetry Editor Kelly Davio joins fellow poets Peter J. Gloviczki, Devon Moore, and Prartho Sereno in an off-site reading at the La Rive Book Club, 110 Bank St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
  • Kelly, Joe, and Nonfiction Editor YiShun Lai will also be out listening to panels, touring the Bookfair, attending parties, and, of course, eating. We’re almost always willing to stop and talk, so don’t be shy.

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