Copper Canyon Press at AWP 2021

Copper Canyon Press looks forward to attending the virtual 2021 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference March 3–7. Here’s how to find the Press, your favorite poets, and our booth at the digital bookfair in the online world of #AWP21.

Copper Canyon Press Events

  • Fierce Lineage, Poetic Agency: Women of Copper Canyon Press
    March 4, 10:00–11:00am Central Time
    Featuring Ellen Bass, Traci Brimhall, Victoria Chang, Leila Chatti, and Nikki Wallschlaeger; moderated by Elaina Ellis
    This is a pre-recorded event. Authors will be present and available to answer questions in real time via the event chat function when the event first airs at the time listed above.
     
  • A Tribute to June Jordan
    March 7, 1:30–2:30pm Central Time
    Featuring Jericho Brown, Rio Cortez, and Monica Sok; moderated by Michael Wiegers
    This is a live event.

All AWP21 events will be available to conference attendees for viewing online through April 3, 2021. You can view the full conference schedule here.

Bookfair Booth

Copper Canyon Press’s digital booth offers a chance for visitors to interact virtually with Copper Canyon Press staff, learn more about the Press, attend meet and greets with some of our poets, and purchase books. To find our booth, enter the bookfair and search “Copper Canyon Press.”

Book Sales

You can purchase and pre-order books through our Bookshop storefront. Using this link to make a purchase means the Press earns a 15% affiliate commission, so this is the most direct way to support Copper Canyon Press with your purchases at AWP this year. Thank you for your support!

Author Meet & Greets

We’re hosting digital meet and greets with several of our poets at our digital booth:

  • Friday, March 5
    • 2:00–2:30pm CT: Arthur Sze
    • 3:00–3:30pm CT: Kayleb Rae Candrilli
    • 4:00–4:30pm CT: Natalie Shapero
  • Saturday, March 6 
    • 2:00–2:30pm CT: Kelli Russell Agodon