AWP by the Numbers.
February 9, 2011 § 2 Comments
This was the first image that came up when I searched “AWP.” It takes four full pages of guns before the first image of the actual writing conference comes up. The way this makes me feel isn’t unlike the way I felt this past weekend in D.C.: confused, frightened, a little turned on.
Panels I attended: 1.5
Readings I attended: 3
Readings I left early: 2
Business cards I distributed on behalf of Gulf Coast: 2
Times you asked if my “staff” could review your book: > [Times this will happen]
Times I was awkwardly introduced to you: ∞
Chipotle burritos: 3
Ways to leave your lover: 50, but I’ve still only heard 5, Paul.
People who have subscribed to my blog since meeting me & finding me charming enough to Google: 0
Times I wondered if the poor signal in the Bookfair basement meant we were at an I’m Just Waiting to Get Out of Here So I Can Tweet #AWP11 convention: ∑ [Times]
Scarves I brought to D.C.: 1
Scarves I brought home: 0