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Literary Festival Schedule

 

  LOCATIONS
TIME READINGS CAC 116 CAC 118 BLACK BOX THEATER
10:00 a.m.  

Editing 101: A Workshop by Claire Ashgrove and Bryan Thomas Schmidt

To Do Them Well

Robert Christiansen, Jim DOering, Dennis Young

Brage, MC.C. Chambers, Edwin Frownfellter,Kristen McTiernan

10:30 a.m. Aisha Sharif Reading      

11:00 a.m.

 CLOSED

Class In Session – Room Unavailable

The History of the Poetry Slam by Kurt Heintz

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: LATINO WRITERS COLLECTIVE  –WRITING CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

12:00 p.m.

OPEN MIC

A Poetry Workshop with Poets Lindsey Martin-Bowen and Carl Rhoden

Poetry Slam - Open Mic - All are Welcome to Participate - Prizes for the Winner

The Story Climax Workshop (Stephanie Hansen)

12:30p.m.

OPEN MIC

     

 1:00 p.m.

OPEN MIC

Creating Culturally Diverse Characters

J.R. Boles, Robert Christiansen, Sean Demory

Scriptwriting 101 with Carlos Perez, author, poet and screenwriter

Pitch To Agent Session

1:30 p.m.

OPEN MIC

     

2:00 p.m.

 Jenn Haskin Reading

Story in a Bag Writing Room

The Importance of Research and How to Do It

True Colors Poetry Hour - Poetry Readings, Open Mic

2:30 p.m.

J.R. Boles Reading

 

M.C. Chambers, Jennifer Frontera, Steven F. Murphy, Aisha Sharif

 

3:00 p.m.

Robert Christiansen Reading

PROMOTING YOUR OWN WORK: An Author’s Job


John Brage, Jenn Haskin

Kristen Heiling Reading

Workshop:  Elements Of GenreFiction With Laura Croston

3:30 p.m

Kristen McTiernan Reading

 

Bryn Donovan Reading

 

 4:00 p.m.

Sean Demory Reading

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

John Brage reading


5:00 p.m.

OPEN MIC

OPEN MIC

OPEN MIC

CLOSING REMARKS – ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS OF CONTESTS OCCURRING AT THE FESTIVAL

6:00 p.m.

 Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

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: 10/18/16