AWP is right around the corner and we have all the info you'll need to keep up with Sarabande right here. Find us in the bookfair at Booth 729. We're stacking the books high with all our favorite titles from over the years, all our new titles, and a few you can snag early. We're also bringing back the photo booth! Snap a pic in animals masks inspired by Animals Strike Curious Poses with your friends and new books! Follow us on Twitter (@sarabandebooks) and Facebook, and look for updates in the official #AWP17 hashtag.
Book SIGNING SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, February 9
- 1:00-2:00, Randa Jarrar signing new collection of short stories, Him, Me, Muhammad Ali.
Friday, February 10
- 1:00-2:00, Michael Homolka signing new poetry collection, Antiquity.
- 2:00-3:00, Mike Scalise signing new memoir, The Brand New Catastrophe.
- 3:00-4:00, Elena Passarello signing new collection of essays, Animals Strike Curious Poses.
- 4:00-5:00, Jenny Johnson signing new poetry collection, In Full Velvet.
FIND US ON PANELS AND READINGS:
THURSDAY, February 9
- 9:00-10:15, From Writing Student to Editor: Preparing Yourself for the Editorial Job Market, featuring Ariel Lewiton, Director of Marketing and Publicity.
- 9:00-1015, Tell the Truth and Lie to Me, featuring David Hernandez, author of Hoodwinked
- 12:00-1:15, Imagining the Essay, featuring Lia Purpura, author of On Looking, and Rough Likeness and Ander Monson, author of Other Electricities and The Available World.
- 12:00-1:15, VIDA Voices & Views: Exclusive Interview with Joan Naviyuk Kane, Ada Limón, & Alicia Ostriker, featuring Ada Limón
- 1:30-2:45, Celebrating 45 Years of Mississippi Review, featuring Jenny Boully, author of The Book of the Beginnings and Endings
- 3:00-4:15, The New New New Journalism: Reporting with the I, featuring Kerry Howley, author of Thrown
- 3:00-4:15, But Do You Have a Novel? How and Why Short Story Writers Transition into Novelists, featuring Caitlin Horrocks, author of This is Not Your City
- 3:00-4:15, Fourscore Feminist Fabulous Years: A Tribute to Alicia Ostriker, featuring Afaa Michael Weaver, author of Multitudes and These Hands I Know: African-American Poets and Fiction Writers on Family
- 3:00-4:15, The Animal That Therefore I Am: "I"-ing and Eyeing the Animal, featuring Elena Passarello, author of Let Me Clear My Throat and Animals Strike Curious Poses
- 4:30-5:45, The Planners and the Pants-ers: Outlining Your Novel, featuring Lee Martin, author of The Least You Need to Know
- 4:30-5:45, An Invitation to Poetic Discovery, Sponsored by Poets House, featuring Rowan Ricardo Phillips, guest judge for our 2017 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry.
FRIDAY, February 10
- 12:00-1:15, It's None of Your Business—Or Is It? When Students Resist Their Own Compelling Stories, featuring David Hernandez, author of Hoodwinked
- 1:30-2:45, New Writers Award 45th Anniversary Reading, featuring Ander Monson, author of Other Electricities and The Available World.
- 1:30-2:45, The Art of Rendering Sports into Writing, a Multigenre Discussion, featuring Kerry Howley, author of Thrown
- 3:00-4:15, Poets Writing the Holocaust, the Next Generation, featuring Michael Homolka, author of Antiquity
- 4:30-5:45, Making Canons, Losing Friends: On Making, Revising, Critiquing, and Reading Anthologies, featuring Cate Marvin, author of World's Tallest Disaster
SATURDAY, February 11
- 9:00-10:15, I'll Take You There: Place in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction, featuring Paul Yoon, author of Once the Shore and the guest judge for our 2017 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction.
- 9:00-10:15, You're on the Tenure Track: Congratulations! Now What?, featuring Caitlin Horrocks, author of This Is Not Your City
- 12:00-1:15, 50 Years of the Pitt Poetry Series: Readings from the Northeast Quadrant, featuring Afaa Michael Weaver, author of Multitudes and These Hands I Know: African-American Poets and Fiction Writers on Family
- 12:00-1:15, On Girdling Digression: Plutarch's Influence on the Contemporary Essay, featuring Elena Passarello, author of Let Me Clear My Throat and Animals Strike Curious Poses
- 12:00-1:15, 21st Century Troubadours featuring Robert Pinsky, author of First Thing to Hand and I'll Tell You What I Saw
- 1:30-2:45, Theories of Everything: Multigenre Workshops, Multigenre Writers, featuring Jenny Boully, author of The Book of Beginnings and Endings
- 3:00-4:15, The Speculative Essay, featuring Lia Purpura, author of On Looking and Rough Likeness
- 3:00-4:15, Sympathy for All Devils, featuring Kerry Howley, author of Thrown, and Kristen Radtke, Managing Editor
- 3:00-4:15, Literary Hybrids: Transgressing the Traditional, featuring Julie Marie Wade, author of Small Fires
- 4:30-5:45, Gulf Coast: 30 Years in the Life of a Student-Run Journal, featuring Sean Bishop, author of The Night We're Not Sleeping In
- 4:30-5:45, Philip Dacey Tribute, featuring Stephen Dunn, author of Keeper of Limits: The Mrs. Cavendish Poems