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Creative Writing Festival

Department of Literature and Language

Schedule

ETSU Celebrates Creative Writing Festival, April 2018

All daytime events will take place in the Reece Museum.

The Wednesday evening Jack Higgs Reading featuring Joy Harjo will take place in the Culp auditorium.

Books by guests will be sold by the ETSU Bookstore at both venues. 

Tuesday, April 10

10:00-10:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, Winners of the Mockingbird Awards

11:00-11:45 a.m. New Writing from ETSU, featuring Michael Cody and Felipe Fiuza

Lunch Break

1:00-2:00 p.m. Fiction Writing Workshop with Mark Powell

2:00-3:00 p.m. Poetry Writing Workshop with Bianca Lynne Spriggs

3:00-4:00 p.m. Young Adult Writing Workshop with Courtney Stevens

Wednesday, April 11

10:00-11:15 a.m. Public Reading, with Mark Powell, Bianca Lynne Spriggs, and Courtney Stevens

Lunch Break

12:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bianca Lynne Spriggs, Presentation on Poetry

1:30-2:30 p.m. Courtney Stevens, Presentation on Young Adult Writing

2:30-3:30 p.m. Mark Powell, Presentation on Fiction

4:00-5:00 p.m. Public Interview with Joy Harjo, conducted by Jesse Graves

The Wednesday evening Jack Higgs Reading featuring Joy Harjo will take place in the Culp Auditorium. Books by Joy Harjo will be sold by the ETSU Bookstore. 

7:30 p.m.: Joy Harjo Reading, the Sixth Annual Jack Higgs Memorial Reading

8:30 p.m.: Book Signing with Joy Harjo 

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