All conference and retreat information are subject to change.
Friday, November 15, 2019
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Telling an Author’s Story
The Practice of Art/Writing
“Learning from Madeleine: Former Students on Her Ongoing Legacy” panel: Moderator Stephanie Cowell with Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Judith Lindbergh, Pamela Leggett
“WNDB Presents: The New Generation of Meg Murrys – What Fantasy & Speculative Fiction Inspire”
We Need Diverse Books moderator Caroline Richmond with panelists Sayantani DasGupta, Heidi Heilig, and Karuna Riazi
“A Prayer Workshop with Barbara Braver”
Lunch is on your own or you can order a boxed lunch on the main conference page. Conversation options from 12:45-1:45 PM:
- Option 1: “Music & Madeleine” hosted by Audrey Assad
- Option 2: “Remembering Madeleine” hosted by M’s former writing students and friends.
- Option 3: Book-signings
“Icons of the True: Adapting Novels for Film” panel: Moderator Jason Pizzarello with
Catherine Hand, Cornelia Duryee, & David Paterson
“Listening to the Work” artist’s panel: Moderator Seth Little with Audrey Assad, Albert Pedulla, and Joyce Yu-Jean Lee
“Feeding the Lake: A Journaling Workshop”
with Sophfronia Scott
“Writing a Writer’s Life: The Art of Biography” Biographers Abigail Santamaria & Lindsay Whalen in conversation.
“Glorious Impossibles: Writing About Faith for Younger Readers”: Moderator Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich with panelists Ibi Zoboi, Veera Hiranandani, and Karina Yan Glaser
“Walking on Water: The Gallery Tour”
Albert Pedulla leads a tour of the art installation
Closing with Charlotte Jones Voiklis.