Tag Archives: Kate Gale

AWP: Take 2!

Last year I attended my very first AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) conference. The experience was… well, not so great. I was going to say “complicated” but it really wasn’t. It was just very, very “not great”. Why? … Continue reading

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Another Chance: AWP 2016-Los Angeles

Last year was my first experience with AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) and its annual conference. In some ways it was wonderful, but in all of those ways – it really didn’t have anything to do with the … Continue reading

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Love The Magazine, But Can’t Get On Board With The Editor: When Is It Officially “Selling Out”

I’m a writer. Writing is not what I do, it’s not a career path or choice, it’s not a hobby. It’s a calling; it’s an integral part of who I am. It is a crazy desperate need and the moment … Continue reading

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The Response To My Open Letter To AWP, From AWP

Two weeks ago I wrote an open letter to the AWP (The Association of Writers and Writing Programs) about my experience at their conference earlier this year and a response to recent goings-on that has cast a harsh (yet necessary) … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The AWP #AWP16

Last April, I attended my first-ever AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) conference. I was nervous and excited. Nervous because I am profoundly deaf, so any type of public forum can be difficult and that’s with the proper accommodations. … Continue reading

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