AWP Conference

The AWP 2021 Conference & Bookfair is going virtual this March 3-7!

The AWP Conference & Bookfair is the annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers of contemporary creative writing. It includes thousands of attendees, hundreds of events & bookfair exhibitors, and five days of essential literary conversation and celebration. The AWP Conference & Bookfair has always been a place of connection, reunion, and joy, and we are excited to offer the same experience in a new way this year. Join us and take part in this amazing community of writers!

Recent #AWP21 Updates:

Key Dates

  • February 12: Deadline to request accessibility services
  • March 3: #AWP21 begins!

Thinking of attending #AWP21?

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Conference Queries

(240) 696-8273

Conference Events
(240) 696-8250

Future Conferences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • March 23–26, 2022 | Pennsylvania Convention Center

Archives of past conferences can be found in the Conference Archives section of the website.


Accessibility Services

Attendee Terms & Conditions

Refund Policy