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Is it your first time at AWP? Here’s what you need to know.

The country's largest writers conference is overwhelmingly massive. Here's how one attendee navigated the riches.

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Last week I met memoirists, essayists, cross-genre writers, poets, first-time novelists, third-time novelists, LGBTQ writers, erotic literature writers, professors, publishers, publicists, children’s book authors, award winners, editors and a chicken-farmer-turned-memoirist.

I met them all at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference, better known as AWP, the largest writer’s conference in America.

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