Schedule

Friday, March 31, 2017

1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Pearl McHaney and Andy Rogers

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Session One

Moderator: Alison Law

Natasha TretheweyClaudia Emerson and Margaret Walker

Sheri JosephEly Green

Jack RiggsLarry Brown

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Session Two

Moderator: Laura Crawley

Gina CaisonJohn Ridge

Pearl McHaney – Caroline Miller

Josh RussellGuy Davenport

John HolmanRandall Kenan

5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Reception (heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages available – pre-order your $15 reception ticket through Eventbrite)

7:15 – 9:00 p.m. Session Three

Moderator: Christeene Alcosiba

Valerie BoydZora Neale Hurston

Neeley Gossett – Staged Reading of Florence by Alice Childress

Saturday, April 1, 2017

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Coffee

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Session One

Moderator: Andy Rogers

Tony Grooms, Jesse Freeman and Gray StewartRaymond Andrews film and roundtable

10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session Two

Moderator: Pearl McHaney

Yusef KomunyakaaGeorge Moses Horton

Beth GylysWendy Bishop

Tom McHaney – Albert Murray

Jacques PothierEllen Douglas

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Learn (boxed lunches available – pre-order your $10 lunch ticket through Eventbrite)

1:15 -3:15 p.m. Session Three

Moderator: Rebecca Harrison

Tony EarleyHorace Kephart

Terry KayRalph McGill, Erskine Caldwell

Anna Schachner – Ellen Gilchrist

Gregg Murray – Frank Stanford

3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45-5:45 p.m. Session Four

Moderator: Lydia Ship Gomez

Rosemary CoxSidney Lanier

William Madden and James ClarkByron Herbert Reece

Judson MitchamJames Dickey

Molly McGeheeCelestine Sibley

5:45-7:15 p.m. Session Five

Moderator: Andy Rogers

Yohann BrulteyJudith Ortiz Cofer

Jessica Handler – James Agee

David ShieldsBarry Hannah

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