Ruminate at AWP Conference in Chicago March 1-3

February 03, 2012

[H]eading to AWP or live in the Chicago area? Join Ruminate March 1 – March 3, 2012 at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference in Chicago! More than 500 small presses and literary magazines will be featured at the Book Fair in the Hilton Chicago – find us at table H24 in the Southwest Hall. We’ll be there from 8:30 to 5:30 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and Saturday's Book Fair is open to the public. But you might want to time your visit to coincide with our events below. Ruminate is pleased to announce that they are co-hosting a reception with Rock & Sling and WordFarm, Friday, Mar 2, from 7pm to 8:15pm at the Hilton Chicago. Ruminate contributors Allyson Armistead and Josh MacIvor-Andersen will be sharing their work. Allyson Armistead won Ruminate’s 2012 Short Story Prize, and Josh MacIvor-Andersen was the recipient of Ruminate’s inaugural Nonfiction Prize. Other readings include Ruminate contributors Tania Runyan and Jeffrey G. Dodd in addition to Bryan Dietrich, Ruth Goring, Christopher Howell and Amy McCann. The reception is also open to the general public, and you can be sure to reserve a spot by emailing us. Please join us! In addition to their reading, MacIvor-Andersen and Armistead will be participating in an author signing at the Ruminate table on Saturday at 11:00 am. We will have refreshments; you bring your copies of Issues 19 and 20 – or just pick them up at our table when you stop by. We are pleased to have published these exceptional writers and hope you will join us in celebrating their work! Planning your trip? A quick and easy guide: (Both events are open to the general public. No need to be an attendee of the conference. The Book Fair is open to the public only on Saturday, March 3rd) A Reading and Reception Hosted by Ruminate Magazine, Rock & Sling, and WordFarm. Featured Ruminate Contributors: Readings from Allyson Armistead, Josh MacIvor-Andersen, Jeffrey G. Dodd, and Tanya Runyan, in addition to readings from Word Farm and Rock and Sling authors. Reception Reservations: Email Us to RSVP (you are welcome to come without an RSVP, but it does help us with planning) Date: Friday, March 2 Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM Reception Location: Hilton Chicago Hotel, 3rd Floor Wiliford B Room Author Signing: with Ruminate Contributors and Prize Winners--Allyson Armistead and Josh MacIvor-Andersen Date: Saturday March 3 Time: 11:00 am - Noon Location: Hilton Chicago Hotel, Southwest Hall, Table number H24 Book Fair: Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Date: Mar 1 to Mar 3 (Thursday through Saturday) Location: Hilton Chicago Hotel, Southwest Hall, Table number H24 Open to the public on Saturday, March 3rd

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