Schedule of Events

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Teen Writing Contest. Submissions are due August 26.

Bookmarked Writer’s Workshop. Tuesdays from August 9 to September 13, 6:30–8 p.m. at the Lander Library. Registration starts July 12. 15 spots are available.


5:30-6:30 p.m. Youth Flash Fiction Celebration 
7 p.m. Houlihan Narratives 


9-10:15 a.m. Six Fiction Readings
Mandie Hines: A Reading with Mandie 
Bernadette Holmes: Pollinated by a Falling Star
Sarah Reilley:  A Reading with Sarah
Tam DeRudder Jackson:  A Reading with Tam 
Alma Law: Lander Lingerer
KJ Gillenwater: Revenge Honeymoon

10:30-11:45 a.m. Six Fiction Readings
Ami Vincent: Vous êtes jolis
Tannar Miller: Short Fiction with Tannar Miller
Cheryl Fallin: Shattered
Sage Huggins: A Young Fool
Jeanette Woodward:  A Super Story
Ted Judson: A Reading with Ted

1-3 p.m. Book Fair 

3-4:15 p.m. Six Non- Fiction Readings 
Becki Neidens:  At Home in the Wild
Nick Thornburg:  A reading with visual artist and writer Nick Thornburg
Sarah Reilley:  A Reading with Sarah
Tina Welling:   Tuesdays in Jail: What I Learned Teaching Journaling to Inmates
Kelly Dehnert:  In the Fire: Serving Under a Toxic Leader

4:30-6 p.m. Keynote with Percival Everett

7-9 p.m. Ticketed Dinner at Cowfish 


9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 12 Poetry Readings 
Matt Daly: A manuscript-in-progress reading with Matt Daly
Myra L. Peak: For the Love of Coal
Barbara Smith: Putting a Name on It
Carol Deering:  Poetry of Biography
Natalie “Callum” Ryback: A Poetry Reading with Natalie 
Betsy Bernfeld:  The Cathedral Is Burning
KK King: Lyrics Are Poetry
Mandie Hines: A Reading with Mandie

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