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March 2020

AWP 2020 | Fierce Lineage, Poetic Agency: Women of Copper Canyon Press

March 5 @ 12:10 pm - 1:25 pm
Room 008, Henry B. González Convention Center, Riverlevel, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
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Reading from their own new and recent poetry collections while paying homage to a powerful lineage of female-identified poets, a diverse lineup of Copper Canyon Press authors will share poems of survival and love, desire and illness, of bodies that move with agency and voices that speak with complexity. Each reader will present, in addition to her own work, one poem by an influential woman author from Copper Canyon's 45+ year catalog. Victoria Chang (moderator)'s books are Obit, Barbie Chang, The Boss, Salvinia…

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AWP 2020 | A Tribute to W.S. Merwin, Sponsored by Copper Canyon Press & Write On, Door County

March 5 @ 3:20 pm - 4:35 pm
HemisFair Ballroom C3, Henry B. González Center, Ballroom Level, 900 E Market St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
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W.S. Merwin was a two-time Pulitzer prize-winning author, United States poet laureate, Academy of American Poets Chancellor, environmental activist, and translator. His impact on American literature was profound. One of the nation’s most decorated and prolific poets, Merwin published over fifty books, including The Shadow of Sirius (Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2009), Migration: New and Selected Poems (National Book Award, 2007), and The Carrier of Ladders (Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1971). His poetry, as well as his life as a poet, was flavored with a moral…

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AWP 2020 | Copper Canyon Press & Lambda Literary Showcase

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, 922 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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Copper Canyon Press and Lambda Literary present an AWP20 off-site reading and queer celebration featuring the launch of special guest Mark Bibbins's new book 13th Balloon and Lambda Literary's Emerge: A Collection of Literary Work from the 2019 Lambda Literary Fellows. Happy hour refreshments to follow the reading. Our line-up includes: Mark Bibbins Alison C. Rollins Jericho Brown Kayleb Rae Candrilli Nicole Shawn Junior  Benjamin Garcia Tahirah Alexander Green Doors at 3:00pm Reading at 3:30pm  

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AWP 2020 | Big Beautiful Copper Canyon Book Release

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Spirit Hall in the Healy Murphy Center, 618 Live Oak St.
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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Join us for an AWP20 off-site poetry reading and celebration of new titles by these extraordinary Copper Canyon poets: Ellen Bass Marianne Boruch  John Balaban  Ed Skoog  Philip Metres  Monica Sok  James Richardson Leila Chatti Mark Bibbins  John Freeman Taneum Bambrick Traci Brimhall Victoria Chang Don't miss the chance to grab a copy of our AWP20 early edition books before they sell out! Doors at 7:00pm Reading at 7:30pm

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