This year's AWP conference, sponsored by the Association for Writers and Writing Programs, held in Minneapolis from April 8-10, was a hotbed of indie press activity, author events, panels on pedagogy and publishing, a massive book fair, and more. PW was there. Here's all our coverage of the conference.

AWP 2015: Literature Thriving Far from The Coasts

This year's AWP conference was relaxed and productive, according to publishers who spent the week showing off their wares at the book fair.

Minneapolis Mayor, Local Literati Welcome AWP to Town

Minneapolis's Mayor welcomed the conference and its attendees with open arms.

AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Authors on Home Turf

The venerable Twin Cities indie publisher, winner of this year's AWP award for indie publishing, hosted its authors at its offices, where literary celebs rubbed elbows with up-and-comers and new poets.

AWP 2015: Publishing Pros Point Toward Careers in the Book Biz for M.F.A. Grads

PW hosted a panel of publishing professionals with M.F.A.s who discussed how their degrees prepared them for work in the book business.

AWP 2015: The Art and Business of Writing Children's Books

Children's publishers discuss the state of the art of publishing books for young readers.

AWP 2015 with Children's Publishers and Authors: A Photo Essay

A look at kids' publishers represented at AWP in photos.

WNDB Tells AWP 2015: Write Diverse Books That Sell

We look at panels about diversity at this year's AWP.