I'm very excited to be attending the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AW) Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, next week.
I'd love to see you at our panel on or my book signing. Here are the details:
Thursday, February 27, 10:30 - 11:45 am
Room 613/614, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6
Don't Hate Your Life: Redesign Your Comp Class
(Rachel Simon, Chloe Yelena Miller, Melissa Febos, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Alex Samets) Experienced composition writing professors share strategies for how to design a course that will engage students and not overwhelm instructors with unending piles of grading or grammar instruction. Using course texts ranging from Didion to Real Housewives, we will share practical and useful approaches for syllabus design, student success, managing your grading workload, and juggling multiple employers.
Friday, February 28, 10:00 - 10:30 am
Finishing Line Press Table B14 (Bookfair)
Unrest Book Signing (books will be for sale!)
And don't miss Toadlily Press & The Cortland Review's off-site reading on Friday evening at 6:30:
Rock Bottom Brewery
1333 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Only a few blocks from AWP!
Featuring Toadlily Readers:
Janlori Goldman (Accord, NY)
Leslie LaChance (Nashville, TN)
Sierra Nelson (Seattle, WA)
Rachel M. Simon (Mahopac, NY)
and 4 readers from The Cortland Review
In 2012, I shared some thoughts about preparing for the conference, which was in Chicago that year.
What are you looking forward to most at the conference?