Disappearing Act

I spent a portion of this past weekend at the huge AWP convention here in Chicago–that’s the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which claims to be the largest annual gathering of writers and poets in the country. And it may well be; I’ve heard attendance figures in the 7,000 range, even though I haven’t seen anything official, and the program itself was huge, with hundreds of panels, seminars, and ...Read More

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