Category: Mag

Aging, Sexual Currency, and the Midlife Crisis

Aging, Sexual Currency, and the Midlife Crisis by Anne Liu Kellor I used to want to be invisible. Or rather, I didn’t want to be seen primarily for my face and body. By the end of high school, I’d had enough of that preoccupation. Like many young women I obsessed daily in front of a

Sound, Music, Musing

Sound, Music, Musing by Tracie Morris, for an AWP 2018 panel on sound and the body It’s a great pleasure to be back at AWP and to attend the conference every year. It’s lovely to speak with friends and get advice about how to manage this big literary world. We’ve remarked on how to negotiate the grind

Notes From the Swamp

Notes From the Swamp: AWP 2018 by Vidhu Aggarwal There was talk at AWP: why Tampa, Florida? Driving down from Orlando, I am part of the I-4 corridor–a strip of freeway connecting terraformed vacation spots. And yet, despite all the energies spent on draining, Disneyfying, master-planning this bit of artificial paradise, the swamp is always encroaching.

Erasures, White Shame: We Need to Talk

Erasures, White Shame: We Need to Talk. An AWP 2018 panel presented in Tampa, FL, on Friday, March 9, 2018, moderated by Natalia Treviño. Thank you everyone for us for this very necessary conversation. I’d like to begin by introducing all of our panel members, sharing some opening thoughts, my questions, and then asking each

AWP 18 Round-Up: Aggarwal, Morris, & The White Shame Panel

Some Notes and Reflections on AWP, Tampa from Vidhu Aggarwal, Tracie Morris, Natalia Treviño, Ching-In Chen, LeeAnne Howe, Rita Dove and Wendy Barker. Notes from the Swamp  Reflections on AWP 2018 by Vidhu Aggarwal There was talk at AWP: why Tampa, Florida? Driving down from Orlando, I am part of the I-4 corridor–a strip of freeway