September 12-13, 2014
Lexington, Kentucky

2014 Itinerary

Below is a draft conference itinerary as of April 2014. More sessions will be added. For updates, please ask to receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter by emailing us at kentuckywomenwriters@gmail.com. Daytime sessions require purchase of a two-day pass (see register). Free events take place on Thursday night, Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday (see details here and below). To see what took place in recent years, please visit our our Archives.

  Friday, September 12, 2014 Saturday, September 13, 2014

8:00–9:00 A.M.

Registration & continental breakfast at Carnegie Center Registration & continental breakfast at Carnegie Center

9–10:15 a.m.

 

Jill McCorkle reading and conversation with Kim Edwards.

Fiction reading OR panel discussion on Alice Munro.

9:00-11:30 a.m.

morning workshop descriptions

Tina Chang - workshop in poetry, part 1

Ellen Hagan - workshop in poetry, part 1

Tina Chang - workshop in poetry, part 2

Ellen Hagan - workshop in poetry, part 2

Tracy K. Smith - workshop in poetry, part 2

10:30–11:45 a.m.

Rebecca Makkai craft talk in fiction, part 1

Asha Bandele craft talk in memoir

Rebecca Makkai craft talk in fiction, part 2

Agent's talk, part 2

 

noon–1:15 p.m. lunch Lunch at the Carnegie Center Lunch at local restaurants hosted by board members
1:30–2:45 p.m.

Agent's talk, part 1

 

Gabehart Prize winners reading

 

1:30–4:00 p.m.

afternoon workshop descriptions

Joy Castro - workshop in memoir, part 1

Sarah Combs - workshop in fiction, part 1

Leslie Jamison - workshop in essay, part 1

Jill McCorkle - workshop in fiction, part 1

novelist tba -  workshop in fiction, part 1

Tracy K. Smith - workshop in poetry, part 1 [scheduling note: part 2 is at 9 a.m. Saturday]

Joy Castro - workshop in memoir, part 1

Sarah Combs - workshop in fiction, part 1

Leslie Jamison - workshop in essay, part 1

Jill McCorkle - workshop in fiction, part 1

novelist tba -  workshop in fiction, part 1

3:00–4:15 P.M. Poetry panel discussion tba

Young Women Writers reading

4:30–5:30 P.M. Fiction reading OR unscheduled Readings by Joy Castro & Leslie Jamison
  5:00–7:00 ticketed Writers Reception, Lexmark Public Room, 209 Main Building, University of Kentucky dinner on your own
  7:00–8:30 Tracy K. Smith and Tina Chang reading & keynote, Memorial Hall, UK Campus. Free. Wild Women of Poetry Slam with Ellen Hagan, emceed by Bianca Spriggs. Carrick Theatre, Transylvania Univ. Free.

Women Writers free community events:

Thursday, Sept. 11, evening (exact time tba). Sonia Series keynote with Asha Bandele and Patrice Muhammad, The Lyric Theatre.

Sunday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., Stars with Accents readings by Lisa Williams and tba, moderated by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer. Carnegie Center.

 

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