Creative Writing at URI            Summer Programs

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2015 Conference Schedule

 

Thursday, June 18

PART I: THREE-DAY WORKSHOPS

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Registration

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Workshops Session I

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. One-on-One Consultations

3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Reception and Participant Showcase

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Readings from Adam Braver, Tina Chang and Richard Hoffman

Friday, June 19

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 12:15 Registration

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Workshops Session II

PART II: MAIN CONFERENCE

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Box Lunch

12:15 – 1:25 p.m. Keynote: Antonya Nelson (free and open to the public)

1:25 – 1:40 p.m. Booksigning

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Session I

3:00 – 4:15 p.m. Session II

4:30 – 5:40 p.m. Keynote: Tracy K. Smith (free and open to the public)

5:45 – 6:00 p.m. Book signing

5:45 – 6:15 p.m. One-on-one Consultations

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Conference Participant Reception

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dinner & Readings from Karen Brennan and Gregory Pardlo

Saturday, June 20

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Workshops Session III

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Intensives

  • Writing the Senses with Betsy Andrews
  • Nonfiction Film with Rob Cohen
  • Owning Your Words with Ifa Bayeza

11:15 – 12:30 p.m. Session III

12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Box lunch

The Festival 1:15 – 6:30 pm

1:15 – 2:25 p.m. Featured Reading Ru Freeman and Brian Leung (free and open to the public)

Events will include:

  • Owning Your Words with Ifa Bayeza
  • Storytelling with Val Tutson
  • Poetry Writing (Youth Program) with Thomas Barkman
  • Fiction Writing (Youth Program)
  • Publishing Sessions
  • Manuscript Consultations
  • Live Music
  • Readings on the hour

If you have a disability and need an accommodation, please call 401.874.4663 at least three weeks in advance. For TTY assistance, please call the Rhode Island Relay Service at 800.745.5555.

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