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2018 Writers Workshops: July 8-15

Wednesday, July 11

Literary Agents Panel with Lucy Carson, BJ Robbins and Joy Harris. Moderated by Leslie Daniels.

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Agent & Author: Gabriel Tallent & Joy Harris.

 

 

 

Book Editors Panel with Jennifer Alton, Reagan Arthur, Joy Johannessen, Cal Morgan and Geoff Shandler. Moderated by Michael Carlisle.

 

 

 

 

Editor & Author: Edie Meidav & Cal Morgan.

 

 


Tuesday, July 10

Andrew Winer on Henry James: “Unsettling the Scene”

 

 

 

Panel: “Writing What You (Don’t) Know: The Boundaries of Empathy” with Dana Johnson, Peter Orner, Gabriel Tallent and Oscar Villalon. Moderated by Edie Meidav.

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The Historical Narrative: Setting Time & Scent” with Kirsten Valdez Quade, Jason Roberts, Julia Flynn Siler and Margaret Wilkerson Sexton. Moderated by Andrew Winer.

 

 


 

 

 

Monday, July 9

Panel on Scene in Fiction, Nonfiction and Film, with Tom Barbash, Patricia K. Meyer, Peter Orner, and Jason Roberts. Moderated by Sands Hall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel: “The Novel Politique: The Big Idea” with Charmaine Craig, Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Rosner and Andrew Winer. Moderated by Andrew Tonkovich.

 

 


2016 Writers Workshops: July 25 – August 1

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Barbash-ThomasTom Barbash – “The Germs (of stories, that is): From Where Do Stories Emerge?”

Tom Barbash talks about the sources of stories, and the images and experiences that inspire them.

 

 

 

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Panel: “Telling the Truth Through Fiction: Transmuting ‘Real’ Events Into Imaginative Fiction”

With Rhoda Huffey, Joanne Meschery, Victoria Patterson, and Amy Tan – moderated by Jane Ciabattari.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Panel: “The Historical Novel”

With Sands Hall, Edie Meidav, Gregory Spatz, and Mary Volmer, – moderated by Jason Roberts.

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“The Writing Community, Prizes, and the Life of the Writer: Jane Ciabattari in Conversation with Oscar Villalon”

Featuring Jane Ciabattari and Oscar Villalon.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MiaBergsDavaSobelDava Sobel – “The Construction of a Nonfiction Narrative”

 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Panel: “Humor, Voice, Character, and Subtext”

With Mark Childress, Dana Johnson, Anne Lamott, and Matt Sumell – moderated by Andrew Tonkovich.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Panel: “The Heart of the Memoir”

With Anne Lamott, Natalie Serber, and Jane Vandenburgh – moderated by Sands Hall.
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Panel: “Book Editors”

With Reagan Arthur, Erika Goldman, Joy Johannessen, Calvert Morgan, Jack Shoemaker – moderated by Michael Carlisle.
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Panel: “Literary Agents”

With Noah Ballard, Joy Harris, and BJ Robbins – moderated by Joy Johannessen.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Conversation: “Journals We Edit, Journals We Read”

With Oscar Villalon and Andrew Tonkovich.

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Panel: “You Must Read This: The Narrative Technique Which Stopped You In Your Tracks”

Featuring various staff members reading excerpts and discussing work that influenced their writing.

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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Panel: “Adaptation”

With Craig Bolotin, Héctor Tobar, Mark Childress, Nancy Kelly, Amy Tan – moderated by Louis B. Jones

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Panel: “Silence, Cunning, Exile: The Risks and Rewards of Untraditional Narratives”

With Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Louis B. Jones, Michelle Latiolais – moderated by Andrew Tonkovich

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Panel: “The Craft of Writing the Short Story”

with Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Ron Carlson, Kirstin Valdez Quade, and Elizabeth Tallent – moderated by Thomas Barbash

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Panel: “Writing Beyond The Conference”

with Victoria Patterson, Rhoda Huffey, Julia Flynn Siler – moderated by Lisa Alvarez

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Monday, August 1, 2016

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Amy Tan – “The Closing Talk”

 

 

 

 

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