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Colgate Writers' Conference - Schedule

All of our craft talks, shop talks, and faculty readings are free and open to the public. Please join us in Meyerhoff Auditorium, 101 Ho Science Center.

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Writers' Conference Workshop in Persson Bridge

Sunday, June 15, 2014

3:00 p.m. Registration
5:15 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Jennifer Brice & J. Robert Lennon
8:45 p.m. Socializing

Monday, June 16, 2014

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Brian Hall - Two Openings: A Writer at Work
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Eve Bridburg - Strategic Writer
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Christopher Castellani & Brock Clarke
8:45 p.m. Socializing

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Bruce Smith - Literary Mothers
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Matthew Hotham - The Writer's Dues: Making Journal Rejections Work For You
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Greg Ames & Christina Baker Kline
8:45 p.m. Socializing

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Greg Ames - Kafka + A Brick Face = Gold
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk and Reading:
Nevin Martell - Balancing Traditional Publishers and Self-Publishing
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Jules Gibbs & Brian Hall
*Please note the earlier time.*
8:00 p.m. Manhattan String Quartet Concert
*KentMusic invites us to attend their free public concert.*
8:45 p.m. Socializing

Thursday, June 19, 2014

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Jennifer Brice - A Sense of Where You Are
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Jennifer E. Smith - Publishing Q&A
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Ginnah Howard & Bruce Smith
8:45 p.m. Socializing

Friday, June 20, 2014

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
J. Robert Lennon - How to Describe a Room
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Free Time
3:30 p.m. Shop Talk:
Ginnah Howard - Publishing Lessons Learned
4:30 p.m. Participant Readings
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Faculty Readings:
Eleanor Henderson & Jennifer Pashley
8:45 p.m. Closing Celebration

Saturday, June 21, 2014

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Craft Talk:
Eleanor Henderson - I Wasn't Born Yesterday
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. Workshop Sessions
12:30 p.m. Check-Out and Farewells