AWP 2015 Minneapolis Conference Highlights

thankyouA very special thank you to all the UPP authors and poets who stopped by our booth at AWP 2015 in Minneapolis. It was great to see everyone! Those in attendance included: Beth Bachmann, Christopher Bakken, Angela Ball, Quan Barry, Jan Beatty, Robin Becker, Richard Blanco, Mark Cox, Chard deNiord, Sharon Dolin, David Ebenbach, Ross Gay, Barbara Hamby, Nathalie Handal, Joan Naviyuk Kane, Kirsten Kaschock, Julia Kasdorf, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Dore Kiesselbach, Rickey Laurentiis, Nate Marshall, Jeffrey McDaniel, Richard Michelson, Mihaela Moscaliuc, Sarah Rose Nordgren, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Paisley Rekdal, J. Allyn Rosser, David Roderick, Ilyana Rocha, Glenn Shaheen, Anthony Varallo, Ronald Wallace, and Afaa Michael Weaver.

 Photo Gallery

Ross Gay

Ross Gay

Ross Gay signing "Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude"

Ross Gay signing “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude”

Beth Bachmann and Sarah Rose Nordgren

Beth Bachmann and Sarah Rose Nordgren

Dore Kiesselbach "Salt Pier"

Dore Kiesselbach “Salt Pier”

David Roderick discussing his work

David Roderick discussing his work

Beth Bachmann signing "Do Not Rise"

Beth Bachmann signing “Do Not Rise”

Long line to meet Ross Gay

Long line to meet Ross Gay

Ross Gay signing "Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude"

Ross Gay signing “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude”

Ross Gay

Ross Gay

Beth Bachmann "Do Not Rise"

Beth Bachmann “Do Not Rise”

 Sarah Rose Nordgren "Best Bones"

Sarah Rose Nordgren “Best Bones”

Kristen Kaschock "The Dottery"

Kristen Kaschock “The Dottery”

Nathalie Handal "The Republics"

Nathalie Handal “The Republics”

Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Ronald Wallace "For a Limited Time Only"

Ronald Wallace “For a Limited Time Only”

Mihaela Moscaliuc "Immigrant Model"

Mihaela Moscaliuc “Immigrant Model”

J. Allyn Rosser signing "Mimi's Trapeze"

J. Allyn Rosser signing “Mimi’s Trapeze”

Barbara Hamby "On the Street of Divine Love"

Barbara Hamby “On the Street of Divine Love”

Afaa Michael Weaver "City of Eternal Spring"

Afaa Michael Weaver “City of Eternal Spring”

Alicia Suskin Ostriker "The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog"

Alicia Suskin Ostriker “The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog”

Richard Michelson and Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Richard Michelson and Alicia Suskin Ostriker

Richard Michelson, Alicia Suskin Ostriker and Afaa Michael Weaver

Richard Michelson, Alicia Suskin Ostriker and Afaa Michael Weaver

Richard Michelson "More Money Than God"

Richard Michelson “More Money Than God”

Jan Beatty "The Switching/Yard"

Jan Beatty “The Switching/Yard”

Christopher Bakken "Eternity & Oranges" coming in 2016.

Christopher Bakken “Eternity & Oranges” coming in 2016.

Sharon Dolin with her first two collections. Look out for her upcoming book with us, "Manual for Living."

Sharon Dolin with her first two collections. Look out for her upcoming book with us, “Manual for Living.”

Richard Blanco signing "Looking for The Gulf Motel"

Richard Blanco signing “Looking for The Gulf Motel”

Richard Blanco

Richard Blanco

Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco

Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco

Our poets Robin Becker and Richard Michelson meeting for the first time

Our poets Robin Becker and Richard Michelson meeting for the first time

Robin Becker "Tiger Heron"

Robin Becker “Tiger Heron”

David Roderick "The Americans"

David Roderick “The Americans”

J. Allyn Rosser "Mimi's Trapeze"

J. Allyn Rosser “Mimi’s Trapeze”

Joan Naviyuk Kane signing "Hyperboreal"

Joan Naviyuk Kane signing “Hyperboreal”

Joan Naviyuk Kane "Hyperboreal"

Joan Naviyuk Kane “Hyperboreal”

Jesse Lee Kercheval, translator of Circe Maia's new collection, "The Invisible Bridge," due Fall 2015.

Jesse Lee Kercheval, translator of Circe Maia’s new collection, “The Invisible Bridge,” due Fall 2015.

2015 Drue Heinz winner, Leslie Pietrzyk

2015 Drue Heinz winner, Leslie Pietrzyk

Glenn Shaheen

Glenn Shaheen

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