6:00 PM18:00

AWP Offsite Event: Bennington Review and Black Warrior Review Launch Party

R Bar
3331 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005

Join Bennington Review and Black Warrior Review for a reading at the Koreatown karaoke bar R Bar. 

Reading for the Bennington Review will be Kaveh Akbar, Rick Barot, Jericho Brown, Cynthia Cruz, Dorothea Lasky, Michael Martone, Sandra Simonds, Safiya Sinclair, Ursula Villarreal-Moura.

Reading for Black Warrior Review: Mark Baumer, MRB Chelko, Ansley Clark, Claudia Cortese, Patty Yumi Cottrell, Kat Finch, Kendra Fortmeyer, Shamala Gallagher, Megan Milks.

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4:30 PM16:30

The Print Journal in a Digital Age

Gold Salon 3, JW Marriott Los Angeles, 1st Floor

(Michael Dumanis,  John Freeman,  Brigid Hughes,  Uzoamaka Maduka,  Wayne Miller) Five editors of print literary journals — Bennington Review, Freeman's, A Public Space, The American Reader, Copper Nickel — founded in the past ten years discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by print publishing in an era when internet publishing may seem a less risky choice due to its low cost and universal distribution. Why make a commitment to print in the 21st century? Has the role of the magazine changed? Who still reads print journals these days, and why? How can print literary culture be reinvigorated? Might this be a favorable time for a print renaissance?


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