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Colgate Writers' Conference - Schedule

To get a sense of a week at the Colgate Writers' Conference, please see 2013's daily schedule below. Our 2014 schedule will be posted as soon as it is available.

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Writers' Conference Workshop in Persson Bridge

Sunday, June 16, 2013

3:00 p.m. Registration
5:15 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Jennifer Haigh & Bruce Smith
8:45 p.m. Socializing


Monday, June 17, 2013

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Bruce Smith - Speaking and Shattering
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Kendra Harpster - Just Add Werewolf Sex
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Dana Spiotta & J. Robert Lennon
8:45 p.m. Socializing


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Joni Tevis - The Long and the Short of It: Writing the Lyric Essay
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Brian Hall & Jennifer Brice
8:45 p.m. Socializing


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Paul Cody - Opening Lines
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Greg Ames & Joni Tevis
8:45 p.m. Socializing


Thursday, June 20, 2013

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
J. Robert Lennon - The Agony of Influence
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Lorelei Sharkey - The (Harsh) Realities of Self Publishing
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Mark Doty &Marjorie Celona
8:45 p.m. Socializing


Friday, June 21, 2013

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Brian Hall - Metaphors that Suck, Plus a Few that Don't
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Leslie Daniels - Love & Money: Make Writing and Publishing Work for You
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Paul Cody &Leslie Daniels
8:45 p.m. Closing Celebration


Saturday, June 22, 2013

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Jennifer Brice - Against Flow
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:30 p.m. Check-Out and Farewells