Here's where you'll find Kundiman during AWP 2018, inside and outside the Convention Center! Our booth number is #1111.


march 9: Asian American Caucus

Friday, March 9, 7:30 to 8:45 pm
Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
Rooms 5 & 6

How can Asian American writers build a stronger network? What does it mean to be a writer of color in these times? This third annual Asian American Caucus is a town hall-style hang out and community space. Come meet other Asian American writers and discuss fellowships, publication opportunities, and resources available to support you. Organized by the Asian American Writers' Workshop, Kaya, Kundiman, the Asian American Literary Review, Kearny Street, Hyphen, and Smithsonian’s APAC.

Featuring: Neelanjana Banerjee, Cathy Linh Che, Dr. Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, and Jyothi Natarajan.

Find more information at AWP.


March 10: New Intimacies: A Reading and Conversation with Min Jin Lee and Sigrid Nunez

Saturday, March 10, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
Ballroom C 

Kundiman presents two novelists whose stories bring us into the fraught, shifting lives of family and friends, whose settings span continents and generations, and whose characters show the tenuous nature of identity in diaspora.

Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko is a national bestseller, a New York Times Editor’s Choice and an Indie Next Great Reads. Lee’s debut novel Free Food for Millionaires was a national bestseller, a New York Times Editor’s Choice, and a Top 10 Novels of the Year for The Times (London), NPR’s Fresh Air, and USA Today.

Sigrid Nunez has published six novels, including A Feather on the Breath of GodThe Last of Her Kind, and Salvation City. Her seventh novel, The Friend, if forthcoming. Nunez is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag.

Find more information at AWP.


March 10: Literaoke 2018


Saturday, March 10, 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
715 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602. 2nd floor
Lector Wine Bar pop-up space

Join us for a night where literature and karaoke collide as we bring Literaoke to AWP 2018! Co-hosted with Kaya Press and the Asian American Literary Review. Drinks will be available.

Ching-In Chen
Lillian Li
Mira Jacob
Natalie Scenters-Zapico
Rajiv Mohabir
Sally Wen Mao
Faisal Mohuddin
Jason McCall
Ramy El-Traby
Cynthia Dewi Oka
Doug Brown
Soham Patel
Samiya Bashir
Danny Thanh Nguyen


March 7–10: Book Fair

Wednesday, March 7 – Saturday, March 10
Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside
Booth #1111

Kundiman will be at booth #1111 at the AWP Bookfair throughout the conference. We'll have books, stickers, tee-shirts, tote bags, and other merch. Come say hi!



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