News and Events — Upcoming

September 21, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Brooklyn, NY


The Common will share a booth with Restless Books at the Brooklyn Book Festival on September 21st (rain or shine). Visit us at Booth 205!

Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace. [Click here for more information]



April 9, 2015 - 9:00am - April 11, 2015 - 11:59pm
Minneapolis Convention Center & Hilton Minneapolis Hotel

The Common will host a booth at AWP 2015 from April 9th-11th. Visit us at Booth 923!

Editor in Chief Jennifer Acker will also be speaking at two panels at AWP 2015: "Pinning Editors Down: Lit Mag Fiction Editors Define What Works" and "Periodically Speaking: How to Bring Lit Mags into the Classroom." Stay tuned for more details.

Register before October 30, 2014 for the early-bird rate!

Location: Minneapolis Convention Center & Hilton Minneapolis Hotel

Each year, AWP holds its Annual Conference & Bookfair in a different city to celebrate the authors, teachers, students, writing programs, literary centers, and publishers of that region. More than 13,000 writers and readers attended our 2014 conference, and over 700 exhibitors were represented at our bookfair. AWP’s is now the largest literary conference in North America. We hope you’ll join us in 2015. [Click here for more information.]