Stay tuned for announcements of our 2024 festival dates and presenters.
Poet-in-Residence Dr. Jesse Graves hosts a Q&A session with former Poet Laureate Joy
Harjo during the 2018 Spring Literary Festival.
Poet-in-Residence Dr. Jesse Graves and former Poet Laureate Joy Harjo before the Sixth
Annual Robert "Jack" Higgs Memorial Reading in 2018.
Keynote speaker Daniel Wallace joins a roundtable discussion with Dr. Jesse Graves
and Dr. Scott Honeycutt to discuss his new memoir, This Isn't Going to End Well, and
the legacy of William Nealy.
Silas House, Dr. Jesse Graves, and graduate students from the Literature and Language
Department pause for a photo following the Seventh Annual Robert "Jack" Higgs Memorial
Reading in 2019.
The Bert C. Bach Written Word Initiative's Spring Literary Festival consists of two
days filled with lectures, readings, and workshops which are open to both ETSU students
and the public. Check out our schedule for the 2023 Spring Literary Festival for an example of our various events.