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
“Madeleine’s Laughing Buddha: A Meditation Workshop with Edward Jones”
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.