The New School will once again be featured at #AWP18, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference. This year's conference will be held in Tampa, Florida, from Wednesday, March 8 through Saturday, March 11. You can find students, faculty, and staff of The New School throughout the conference at the AWP BookfairBooth 1238

Alumni and faculty of the MFA in Creative Writing Program will be featured at many panels throughout the conference, as well as at many on- and off-site readings. This blog post will be updated until the conference begins to highlight selected programs featuring the New School community. If we've missed your panel and you'd like to be included in this post, please email us at


Conference Panels

Thursday, March 8:

4:30-5:45 p.m. - Avoiding the Sunken Place: On Blackness, Selfhood, and the MFA, featuring MFA alumni Dianca Potts and Yahdon Israel. 

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Founded in Greenwich Village in 1931, Creative Writing at The New School continues to promote, engender, and shape innovative literature.