Ruminate at AWP 2019 in Portland

Ruminate at AWP 2019 in Portland

March 13, 2019

We are very excited to be heading to Portland for AWP! We are co-hosting two readings and will be at the AWP Bookfair for its duration. Here's a run down of where we'll be and when. We'd love to see you!

Bookfair: 
The bookfair is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 9AM–5PM. If you aren't attending the conference and just want to come meet us and/or browse and shop from over 500 different lit mags, small presses, and writing opportunities, you can buy a $5 Saturday-only bookfair pass. We'll have a selection of our back issues all on sale as well as our block prints and letterpress prints. 
Come see us at table T7044. This pass can only be purchased on-site on Saturday, March 30, 2019. 

Wednesday, March 27
Sustainable Print: A Celebration of Indie Lit 
Join us for a reading from 5-7 pm with fellow indie lit magazines Juked, Gigantic Sequins and Tahoma Literary Review for an AWP-eve reading! The reading will feature Ruminate contributors L.A. Johnson, Doug Cornett, and Charity Gingerich. 
5-7 pm. Cup & Bar (118 NE Martin Luther King Blvd). Free and open to the public. 

Friday, March 29
Sustainable Print: How to Make it As an Indy Lit Mag
Join Ruminate and four other magazines to discuss what it takes to make it as an independent print journal today. 
1:30-2:45pm, B113, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1. Must be registered for the conference to attend this panel. 

4-5 at our bookfair table T7044: author signing with Jessica Wilbanks, judge of our 2019 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize and past contributor and author of When I Spoke in Tongues. 

Book Release Party For Poetry Editor, Kristin George Bagdanov
Our poetry editor will be reading from her new collection, Fossils in the Making. Also featuring Ruminate contributors Melissa Reeser Poulin and John Sibley Williams. 
5-7pm, Cardinal Club (18 NE 28th Ave). Free and open to the public.

One Poet One Poem Reading
The name says it all! We’ll be teaming up with a great group of literary magazines for this fast-paced, celebratory reading. Featuring Ruminate contributors: Clem Heard, Jen Stewart Fueston, C. T. Salazar, and Mark Wagenaar. 
7-9 pm The Portland Roaster Coffee (815 SE Oak St.) Free and open to the public. 

Saturday, March 30
11-noon at our bookfair table T7044: author signing with Jonathan Winston Jones, awarded 1st place in our 2018 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize for his essay "Bison Clouds" from Issue 47: Hauntings.

Noon-1 at our bookfair table T7044: Clemonce Heard, awarded 2nd place for his poem "Our Hands Are Bowls of Dust" from Issue 49: Mattering. 



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