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Schedule At A Glance

Note: Schedules subject to change

Saturday, April 20
8 – 9 amRegistration Open
MHRA Lobby
8:30 am – 5 pm Exhibits & Book Sales Open
MHRA Lobby
9 – 10 amKeynote Address by Jill McCorkle
Curry Auditorium
10:30 am – 12 pm SESSION I

Creative Nonfiction Master Class: Elevating Life into Art with Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Fiction Master Class: Smaller, Better with Halle Hill

Poetry Master Class: Our “I” and Our Dreams: Writing with a Speaker Who is Less Afraid with Tyree Daye

Launching Your Book into a World of Readers with Mimi Herman

Story In Verse: Writing the Narrative Poem with Steve Cushman

In a Flash: Playing Around with Short Fiction with Hananah Zaheer

Building Suspense No Matter the Genre with Kimmery Martin
12 – 1 pm Lunch with an Author (or on your own)
1:15 – 2:15 pm Faculty Readings
2:30 – 4 pmSESSION II

Creative Nonfiction Master Class with Stephanie Elizondo Griest (cont.)

Fiction Master Class with Halle Hill (cont.)

Poetry Master Class with Tyree Daye (cont.)

The Coveted Yet Dreaded ‘R&R’ with Lisa Williams Kline

Walk the Line (poetry) with Lex Orgera

Assembly Required: Structuring Prose Work with Jill McCorkle

Writing the Young Adult Novel: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Advice with Victoria Wlosok
4:30 – 5:30 pmOpen Mic Readings I
Open Mic Readings II
Sign up at the registration table
5:30 – 6:30 pmSlush Pile Live!