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Literary Festival Schedule

 

  LOCATIONS
TIME READINGS CAC 116 CAC 118 BLACK BOX THEATER
10:00 a.m.  J.R. Boles and Sean Demory Reading

The Art of Self-Promotion

Leanna J. Brunner, Phil LeVota, Jennifer Haskin

DEAD HORSE SOCIETY WORKSHOP I

The Writer’s Life:  The Truth Behind the Glamour

Samantha Newby, Holly Messinger

         

11:00 a.m.

  Open Mic

Writing Short Fiction

Randall Eldon Green, Sean Demory

CLASS IN SESSION – ROOM UNAVAILABLE

LATINO WRITERS COLLECTIVE HOUR READINGS AND DISCUSSION

12:00 p.m.

Lindsey Martin-Bowen

Spanish Culture and the Dominican Republic:  Presentation by ramia estevez loma azul

CLOSED FOR KEYNOTE SPEAKER

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  James L. Young

12:30p.m.

Carl Rhoden

     

 1:00 p.m.

Bryn Donovan

A POETRY WORKSHOP WITH POETS LINDSEY MARTIN-BOWEN AND CARL RHODEN

Story Idea Workshop for Writers by  Carlos Perez

MCC-LONGVIEW THEATER CLASS PRESENTS The Crucible – Directed by Kittie Hardin

1:30 p.m.

Reading by Ramia Estevez Loma Azul

     

2:00 p.m.

 Karin Gastrich

STORY IN A BAG WRITING ROOM – ALL ENTRIES MUST BE TURNED IN AT THE INFORMATION DESK BY 3:00 P.M.

METAMORPHOSIS LITERARY AGENCY PITCH SESSIONS

Stephanie Hansen

History’s Tipping Points

Diane Boldt, Sean Demory, James Young

2:30 p.m.

CLASS IN SESSION – ROOM UNAVAILABLE

 

 

 

3:00 p.m.

CLASS IN SESSION – ROOM UNAVAILABLE

TRUE COLORS POETRY HOUR – Poetry Readings, Open Mic

DEAD HORSE SOCIETY WORKSHOP II

The Business of Writing:  What You Should Know, What You Don’t Know, and What You Need to Do About It

Samantha Newby, James Young, Holly Messinger

3:30 p.m

Kristen McTiernan Reading

 

Bryn Donovan Reading

 

 4:00 p.m.

CLASS IN SESSION – ROOM UNAVAILABLE

OPEN MIC

 

THE POWER OF THE WRITTEN/SPOKEN WORD

Lindsey Martin-Bowen, Aisha Sharif, Dennis Young

 

You Finished Your Draft: Now What?

M.C. Chambers, Robert Christianasen, Jennifer Frontera, Kristin Heiling

 4:30 p.m

Open Mic


5:00 p.m.

Open Mic

Pitching to an Agent

 

CLOSING REMARKS

6:00 p.m.

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Other Activities

Activities throughout the day include:

  • Story in a Bag (Adult and Children) contest
  • The "Art is the Word" contest, where you tour the art gallery and use the one of the works there as a basis for a poem or short story.
    Be sure to include the title and artist of the piece you choose.

Contest entries for these three contests must be completed and turned in at the information desk to have time for the judges to look them over. 

The winners will be announced at Closing Remarks  at 5:00. 

Last Modified: 10/18/17