The Hermit Poet

January 28, 2008

Boxcar Poetry Review on the Road to AWP

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:02 pm

AWP is around the corner — in less than 37 hours I’ll be flying out from LAX and arriving in New York around 8:30 am Wednesday. Still plenty to do before then. I’ve got two classes left today, plenty of reading, and lots of things to prepare for my table at the book fair. Being somewhat gungho about the trip though, I did pack most of my things on Saturday.

This will be my first time in New York and I’m very much looking forward to it. Despite the fact that I’ll likely spend most of my time in the book fair, I do hope to fit in some spare moments attending various sessions / panels / readings — and possibly even get out and see a little of the city as well. We’ll see how that goes.

I’m also looking forward to meeting the folks at Anhinga Press. We should be starting the book design process — so little by little this is starting to feel more real.

As things progress with the book, I hope to devote the occasional post to thinking about how one goes about marketing and promoting a first book of poetry. If you have any advice on promoting a book, I’d also welcome it.

Sorry for the relatively sporadic posts of late — I’m hoping to get back on track and post every day of AWP.

One Response to “Boxcar Poetry Review on the Road to AWP”

  1. Christine Aitken Says:

    I am excited about your trip to the big city. I hope you meet good people along the way to help, meanwhile enjoy your experience. Love,

Leave a Reply