Tuesday, March 12, 2013

AWP 2013: Pictorial

34º ~ spring is reticent in Little Rock, but trees are budding and birds & bees are doing their birds & bees thing

**I wish I'd taken about 100 more photos, as there are so many friendly faces missing from this post.  Next year, I'm attaching my camera to my lanyard!

Steve Schroeder, nacho killer

Traci Brimhall, duck lipped texting

Alison Pelegrin, Louisiana beauty

Eric Morris (BOR), concentration face

Stephanie Kartalopoulos, in the nick of time
Marie Gauthier with Georgie, Rose Carlson, my Tupelo Press touchstones

Yep, that panel is SRO

Mary Biddinger (BOR) & Helen Vitoria (Thrush), bookfair queens

Allison Benis White, I bought the first copy of her new book!

Missing Tara Bray!

Seth Pennington & Bryan Borland (Sibling Rivalry Press), Newlyweds!

The writers go up, the writers come down.

Attempting to part the writer sea.
Tawnysha Greene, finally meeting in the flesh!

Traci Brimhall & Chad Sweeney, off-site banter

Laura McCullough, lovely lady in red light

the amazing Ken Robidoux, Connotation Press

Laura McCullough, this is AWP for me!

My brother, Al Maginess

Cutest picture of Al ever!

In the trenches at Dunkin' Donuts, Hynes Convention Center

Boston snow
Erin Coughlin Hollowell, her book is out and she flew all the way from Alaska!

Josh Robbins, his book is out from UARK, woo pig sooie!

David Clark, my Little Rockian-in-law (32 Poems)

Andy McFadyen-Ketchum ( and Matt Guenette (with Mark Sptizer)

Jim May (with Adelyn)

Lisa Fay Coutley, in the flesh, shouting it out, Adam Vines approves

Greg Alan Brownderville, preaching to the masses


Shawnte said...

I love some of your captions and how there's so much joy in your adventure.
The Wahoo Montage.

Sandy Longhorn said...

Thanks, Shawnte, hope to have a pic of us meeting in the flesh some day!

Kathleen said...

I've been enjoying your AWP recap!!

Sandy Longhorn said...

Thanks, Kathleen!

Shawnte Orion said...

Absolutely. That would be most excellent to the max.