1. You need a digital camera
2. A blog
3. No shame
Find and take a photo of the following:
1. Very old but famous poet dirty dancing with younger poet.
2. An unsolicited manuscript proposal at a press booth.
3. Grad students wandering the bookfair aimlessly with more free journals than they know what to do with.
4. Badge switching.
5. A poet playing a fiddle in the middle of the bookfair.
6. Unattended book signing event (come find me on Thursday)
7. A poet wandering the bookfair eating a Chicago-Style hot dog.
8. Graduate student with an unnatural hair tint.
9. A poetry reading panel where one of the panelists goes over his/her allotted time by 10 minutes.
10. The best free swag item.
11. A writer subscribing to a literary journal.
12. Writers working out in the hotel gym.
13. A writer wearing a bolo tie.
I'll think of more, but that's a lot of snapshots so far. I've got my digital camera . . .
2 days ago