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Rose O’Neill Literary House at AWP18

February 23, 2018
Very soon, the Rose O’Neill Literary House will be traveling to Tampa, Florida for the 51st annual AWP Conference from March 7-10. We will be bringing along four Washington College students to represent us in the Bookfair and to attend as many panels and readings as they can. Here’s where you can find us at the Conference.


AWP18 banner


Our students will be staffing Booth 717 in the Bookfair, where we’ll have copies of our Literary House Press books and broadsides, including our newest chapbook Scream (or never minding), by Lia Purpura. We’ll also be debuting a few brand-new publications just in time for the Conference.

Our fifth AWP Commemorative Broadside features a poem first published in the new anthology Reading Queer. “God and the G-Spot,” by Ellen Bass is now a piece of letterpress-printed art. The author has signed the entire limited edition and they will be available for purchase in the Bookfair at the special Conference-exclusive price of $15 each!


Ellen Bass broadside


The fourth issue of Cherry Tree will also debut there, featuring new poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and literary shade from Hussain Ahmed, Derrick Austin, Jan Beatty, Nicky Beer, Ron Currie, Jr., Christopher DeWeese, Chelsea Dingman, Piotr Florczyk, Berry Grass, Gillian Haines, Barbara Hamby, Leslie Harrison, Eleanor Hooker, Isabelle Hughes, Rosemary Jones, Julie Kane, Jenna Le, Jenn Leiker, James McCorkle, Michelle McGurk, Jessica Murray, Maria Nazos, Lucy Palmer, Alison Pelegrin, Ayesha Raees, Monica Isabel Restrepo, Alan Shapiro, SM Stubbs, Ellen Davis Sullivan, Anya Vostrova, Julie Marie Wade, Brian Phillip Whalen, Lesley Wheeler, Annie Julia Wyman, and Natalie Young. At a brimming 253 pages, this is our biggest issue yet. Grab your copy in the Bookfair for a special Conference price of $10 for a single issue or $20 for a 2-year subscription!


Issue 4 full cover


In addition to our exclusive lower prices at AWP, we’ll also be offering special Conference bundles at Booth 717! These offers will not be available after the Conference, so be sure to take advantage of them while they last:

  • Buy a 2-year Cherry Tree subscription, get a free tote bag!
  • Buy a copy of Still Life with Poem or The Book of Scented Things, get the commemorative broadside for just $10 more!
  • Buy any 2 Literary House Press books, get a free tote bag!
  • Buy any 2 Literary House Press broadsides, get a 3rd free!
  • For any purchase of $50 or more, get a free tote bag, hat, or water bottle!

Come see us in Tampa! We can’t wait to be there!

Last modified on Feb. 23rd, 2018 at 9:21pm by Lindsay Lusby.