The 50th annual AWP Conference and Bookfair will be held from February 8 to February 11 at the Washington Convention Center and Washington Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference features 550 panel discussions and readings, a bookfair, and meetings for writers, publishers, teachers, and arts administrators. The preregistration fee is $300 for nonmembers, $200 for members, and $65 for students. The preregistration deadline is February 7. Onsite registration may be available, but is not guaranteed. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference and Bookfair, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Mail Stop 1E3, Fairfax, VA 22030. (703) 993-4553.