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April 9

Editors to Follow: Tweeting for Lit Mags

Editors to Follow: Tweeting for Lit Mags

Start: 10:30 A.M.
End: 11:45 A.M.
Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center
Address: 1301 S 2nd Ave., Room 200 H&I, Level 2
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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An 2015 AWP event.

Filled with writers, Twitter is an optimal place for literary journals to gain interest from readers, but when you are the voice behind a literary journal, how do you know whom to follow or how often to tweet? This panel of tweeters from Better Magazine, Indiana Review, NANO Fiction, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares will discuss the ways in which literary journals use Twitter accounts to promote authors and gain subscribers while also sharing the rewards and regrets of having an account.

Katie Moulton, Kent Shaw, Miriam Cook, and former Paris Review digital director Justin Alvarez, moderated by Sophie Rosenblum.

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April 10

In the Middle of Everything: Independent Publishing in the Midwest

In the Middle of Everything: Independent Publishing in the Midwest

Start: 10:30 A.M.
End: 11:45 A.M.
Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center
Address: 1301 S 2nd Ave., Room L100 D&E, Lower Level
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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An 2015 AWP event.

“New York!” he said. “That's not a place, it's a dream,” writes Ralph Ellison in  Invisible Man. New York may be a dream for many writers, but it's certainly not the only dream. Over the last decade, countless small presses and journals, literary reading series, and independent bookstores have cropped up in minor Midwestern cities. “In the Middle of Everything” will discuss what's going on in Midwestern America to make it one of the most vibrant places to be a writer and celebrate literature

A conversation with Ben Tanzer, Tim Kinsella, Kathleen Rooney, and The Paris Review‘s Jeffery Gleaves, moderated by Naomi Huffman.

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April 11

<em>The Paris Review</em> at AWP

The Paris Review at AWP

Start: 9:00 A.M.
End: 6:00 P.M.
Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC)
Address: 1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Come see us at table 1938 in the Minneapolis Convention Center to subscribe, grab the latest issue or an archival one, buy a T-shirt, or just say hi!

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