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A quirky author of fiction and nonfiction, Ian loves to talk about writing, craft, culture, and everything related. She loves the dark, spooky, the offbeat, and things that mix genre and art. Novels, comics, games, movies, & more, there are so many ways to tell a story and she wants to explore all of them... And publish a book soon. ;)
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#07 | AWP 2018: Tampa & The Literary Progressive Hellscape
In case you hadn't heard, AWP's annual writing conference was held last week (March 8-10) and it was... pretty much what I've come to expect. AWP stands for "Association of Writers & Writing Programs." The AWP conference is the biggest small/indie press conference in North America. Consider it the ANTI-Prom of popular fiction and what you'll find there is pretty much... a hivemind of progressivism with panels devoted to social justice and taking over classrooms.
In today's Bold Words, let me tell you about that experience... ADDED BONUS: This week's, "Why Didn't They Finish?" is AWP Edition!
George Saunders at WP 2018:
Aziz Nafisi at AWP 2017
OH NO! My Response to AWP 2017: