2020 conference itinerary

KyWomenWriters2020 is taking place ONLINE on Sept. 10-13, 2020. To purchase admission, please visit our registration page. For updates via our bi-monthly e-newsletter, please email kentuckywomenwriters@gmail.com and ask to subscribe. Below is the 2020 virtual conference schedule, including Zoom links for free events every night at 7 p.m.

as of 7-6-2020 Thursday, Sept. 10 Friday, Sept. 11 Saturday, Sept. 12 Sunday, Sept. 13

9–10:15 am plenary session; coffeehouse 10:15-11 am

Roxana Robinson plenary; virtual coffeehouse

Erin Hosier reading; virtual coffeehouse Roxana Robinson craft talk: Writing Dialogue: What Is Spoken Speech?; virtual coffeehouse  
10:30 am–12:30 pm: Small-group workshops Jami Attenberg workshop part I Jami Attenberg workshop part 2

Bridgett M. Davis workshop part 1

Darcey Steinke workshop part 1

Bridgett M. Davis workshop part 2

Darcey Steinke workshop part 2

12:30–1 pm: break break break break break
1–3 pm: Small-group workshops Amy Hempel workshop part I Amy Hempel workshop part 2

Evie Shockley workshop part 1

Mansucript mtgs with Erin Hosier

Evie Shockley workshop part 2
3–3:30 pm: break break break break break
3:30–4:45 pm: plenary sessions Erin Hosier: The Market for Memoir vs. Autofiction: Owning Your Story, Owning Your Voice Erin Hosier: First Page Critiques: Creating a World in 300 Words or Less Poetry panel with Mahogany Browne & Ellen Hagan  
5:15-6:30 pm: Happy Hour Readings Jami Attenberg reading, paired with Gabehart Prize winner in fiction, Marci Cornett Amy Hempel reading, paired with Gabehart Prize winner in poetry, Amanda Hawkins Bridgett M. Davis reading, paired with Gabehart Prize winner in nonfiction, Lisa Kent Darcey Steinke reading
6:30–7 pm: break break break break break
7–8:30 pm: Free Events Evie Shockley keynote reading

Sonia Sanchez Series, introduced by Patrice Muhammad

Wild Women of Poetry Showcase with Mahogany Browne & Ellen Hagan

Stars of the Commonwealth: Carrie Green, Mariama Lockington, and Claudia Love Mair

2020 workshops are described more fully here. Bios of 2020 featured guests are here. For further updates, please ask to receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter by emailing us at kentuckywomenwriters@gmail.com. Daytime sessions require purchase of a general admission (see registration). There is a limit of one two-part workshop per registrant. The $25 general admission rate provides admission to these craft talks, agent seminars, panels, and readings.