• Heartbreak usually gets one going, heartbreak for a love that didn’t work out, for a homeland that has lost its way, for a generation that didn’t quite make it. Give your protagonist that heartbreak along with the cruel hope that he or she can
    Gary Shteyngart
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Randolph Lundine Writing Prompts

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Before the parade of poets, receptions, readings, and the crush of books that is AWP fades into memory, let’s immortalize it. Take your favorite memory—be it the most memorable character, favorite bit of overheard MFA earnestness, or reconnection with old friends—and spin it into something more. Perhaps you’ll write that rebuttal to MFA vs. NYC you’ve been hanging onto, or about your new BFF Colson Whitehead…

If you were wise enough to stay home this past weekend, I feel satire is in order. Surely, if anything is worthy of a Christopher Guest treatment, it’s AWP.

If you have no idea about this AWP of which we speak, get thee to a computer. There seemed to be a constant snapping of iPhones and actual cameras and oh, the twittering (#AWP). 

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