Come see Painted Bride Quarterly at Booth 1209 during the AWP Conference! Our staff will be available for photographs and discussions! Gain bragging rights and be the first to buy our hot-off-the-printers Painted Bride Quarterly Print Annual 6. We will also be selling our previous issues, magnets, stickers, and enough swag to make your literary friends jealous!
Friday, March 8th, 3:30pm, Room 305, Level 3 at the AWP Conference: Painted Bride Quarterly, New Orleans Review, and Gettysburg Review will offer a panel on the dangers and triumphs of working with the singular most dangerous substance on earth: an ever-changing student staff! Things can get out of control when involving students in the running of a literary magazine, but we seamlessly integrates interns into editorial, production, and marketing processes while preparing them for a future in the scary world of publishing. This panel will discuss how we make this process effective, not only for the editors and interns, but for the authors and poets that continually place their trust in us.
Friday, March 8th – LDM: Adrian Todd Zuniga, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Brookline Booksmith team together to present the 7th Anniversary of Literary Death Match! Famous and emerging authors Andre Dubus III, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Amelia Gray, and Thomas Sayers Ellis will compete head to head by performing their best writing in seven minutes or less before a live audience a panel of three all-star judges. Two finalists will then compete for the crown in a Literary Death Match finale with a mixture of literary sensibility and comical game-show shenanigans. Tony Hoagland, author of What Narcissism Means to Me, and National Books Critics Circle finalist will be one of the illustrious judges! BUY your tickets now! Last year’s LDM at AWP was SOLD OUT! http://www.literarydeathmatch.com/
This event will be held at The Middle East, 472-480 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:35 sharp. After the show, please join us for afterdrinks and discussion. Tickets are $12 preorder, $10 for AWPers with Code, or $15 at the door.
Saturday, March 9th, 3:30pm, Room 309, Level 3 at the AWP Conference: Painted Bride Quarterly is turning 40 this year! Instead of dreading our up and coming mid-life crisis, we’ll be celebrating this milestone anniversary with readings by poets and guests: Jason Schneiderman, Gregory Pardlo, Jennifer L. Knox, Keetje Kuipers, and Ada Limón. PBQ has thrived from our original print quarterly, and survived the tricky transition to a successful online/print hybrid. Long-time friends are welcome to come join us in the festivities, and we invite all newcomers to see what we’re all about! You won’t want to miss this!