2019 Schedule

*all sessions + readings free and open to the public*

Saturday | July 27

10-11AM | Session I – Opening Reception & Welcome | BAC 337 

2:30-3:30PM | Session II – Sonali Chanchani, “Secrets of the Publishing Industry: Tips, Tools, and Tricks from an Agent” | BAC 337

5PM | Reading – Hugh Sheehy and Kelcey Ervick | Irvin Hall 40


Sunday | July 28

10-11AM | Session I – Laura Van Prooyen, “Gathering Bits:  In Praise of the Commonplace” | BAC 337

2:30-3:30PM | Session II – Lawrence Coates, “Brainstorming the Novel” | BAC 337

5PM | Reading – Lawrence Coates and Laura Van Prooyen | Irvin Hall 40


Monday | July 29

10-11AM | Session I – Kelcey Ervick, “Searching and Researching: How to Write What You Don’t Know” | BAC 337

2:30-3:30PM | Session II – Writing Prompt Monday | BAC 337

3:30PM-6PM | Reception + Final Projects Reading | Faiver, Howell, Hust, McIntosh, Parks, Reed, Smiley, Smith | BAC 337


Tuesday | July 30

10-11AM | Session I – Lee Ann Brown | “Poets on Song”| BAC 337

2:30-3:30 | Session II – Writing prompt Tuesday Reading | BAC 337

5PM | Reading – Lee Ann Brown and Hoa Nguyen | Shriver Center Campus Store


Wednesday | July 31 (sleep-in)

2:30-3:30PM | Session II – Hoa Nguyen | “The Alongside: A Poetics of” | BAC 337

5PM | Reading – Open Mic | Books and Brews in Oxford w/ Heba Alhayek as emcee :)


Thursday | August 1

10-11AM | Session I – Wang Ping, “Where the story goes, the form follows: crafts and contents in creative writing the 3 Ps: persistence, patience, perspiration” | BAC 337

2:30PM-3:30PM  | Session II – Hugh Sheehy |"Kinds of Tension: An Inexhaustive Survey" | BAC 337

5PM | Reading – Wang Ping | Shriver Center Campus Store


Friday | August 2 

10-11AM | Session I –  Lee Martin, “Get Rough with It: One Writer’s Resistance” | BAC 337

5PM | Reading – Jackie Mitchard and Lee Martin |Shriver Center Campus Store


Saturday | August 3

11AM | Session I – Jackie Mitchard, “Voice in Prose and Poetry: Who Knows What It Is?” | BAC 337