AHP at AWP2024!

February 4, 2024

AHP can’t wait to see you in Kansas City. We’ll be at Booth #1439. 



Thursday, 02/08

“Queer As In: A Reading of Debut Trans and Nonbinary Poets”
Thursday, February 8, 12:10 to 1:25 p.m. / Room 2209, Street Level
Jennifer Conlon,Tennison Black, jason b crawford, Sebastian Merrill

“Dazzling Multiplicity of the Actual: Nonfiction Hybridity & Intersectional Forms”
Thursday, February 8, 1:45 to 3:00 p.m. / Room 2102B, Street Level
Julie Marie Wade, Barrie Jean Borich, Jen Soriano, Constance Sherese, Marco Wilkinson

“Story Mode 2.0: Exercises for Writing Narrative Video Games”
Thursday, February 8, 3:20 to 4:35 p.m. / Room 2215C, Street Level
Salvatore Pane, Eric Freeze, Julialicia Case, Julian Whitney

Friday, 02/09

To Confirm a Thing and Give Thanks: Rereading May Swenson”
Friday, February 9, 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. / Room 2208, Street Level
Brian Brodeur, Sara Eliza Johnson, Randall Mann, Nancy K. Pearson, Malachi Black

“How the Sausage Gets Made: Debut Poets on Making a First Book”
Friday, February 9, 1:45 to 3:00 p.m. / Room 2103B, Street Level
Sara R. Burnett, Mary-Alice Daniel, Eileen G’Sell, Jocelyn Heath, Anne Myles

“First Generation Creative Writers on Voice, Place, and Belonging”
Friday, February 9, 1:45 to 3:00 p.m. / Room 2502A, Level 2
Eric Tran, Rachel M. Hanson, Diamond Forde, Danielle Cadena Deulen

Saturday, 02/10

“A Tribute to Gerald Locklin”
Saturday, February 10, 12:10 to 1:25 p.m. / Room 2208, Street Level
Lori Jakiela, Clint Margrave, Donna Hilbert, Dave Newman, Raymond Hammond Jr.

“Giving Place a Voice: Persona as a Tool for Redefining a City”
Saturday, February 10, 1:45 to 3 p.m. / Room 2105, Street Level
Jacqui Germain, Karisma Price, Joy Priest, Brittany Rogers, Jake Skeets



Autumn House Press with Friends Barrow Street Press, Four Way Books, and Pitt Press

Join us at Torn Label Brewing Company (1708 Campbell St, 64108) on Thursday, February 8, from 6-9 for a lightning-fast indie press reading with a cash bar and food! 

Featuring Autumn House authors Cameron Barnett, Sara R. Burnett, Jennifer Conlon, Richard Hamilton, Charles Kell, Salvatore Pane, Erica Reid, Noley Reid, Lynn Schmeidler, Julie Marie Wade, and Amie Whittemore!

Book Signings

Thursday, 02/08

Amie Whittemore, author of Nest of Matches and Glass Harvest
from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

Jennifer Conlon, author of Taking to Water
from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Cameron Barnett, author of Murmur
from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sara R. Burnett, author of Seed Celestial
from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Friday, 02/09

Salvatore Pane, author of The Neorealist in Winter
from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Erica Reid, author of Ghost Man on Second
from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Julie Marie Wade, author of Otherwise
from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Noley Reid, author of Origami Dogs
from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Lynn Schmeidler, author of Half-Lives
from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Richard Hamilton, author of Discordant  
from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 


Saturday, 02/10

Wendy Wimmer, author of Entry Level
from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


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