Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Book Fair

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The 2020 AWP Conference and Book Fair was held from March 4 to March 7 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The conference featured more than 550 events, panel discussions, and readings; and a book fair. The keynote speaker was fiction writer Helena María Viramontes. The cost of the conference was $320 for nonmembers, $220 for members, and $70 for students. Lodging was available at the conference hotel for discounted rates. Registration was first come, first served. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations included public transportation near the venue; elevator access to all conference center spaces; accessible doorways, pathways, and ramps in all conference center spaces; accessible bathrooms; reserved seats in event spaces for individuals with accessibility needs; accessible parking; ASL and Cued Speech Alliteration interpretation and Computer Assisted Real Time (CART) captioning; and Braille copies of the event program. Contact Colleen Cable, associate director of conferences, at or (240) 696-7742 for additional accessibility details.

Contact Information

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Book Fair, 5700 Rivertech Court, Suite 225, Riverdale Park, MD 20737. (240) 696-8273.