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Conference Schedule

Thursday, June 20


2 PART I: THREE-DAY WORKSHOPS

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Registration


1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Workshops Session I (See Workshop Descriptions)

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. Reading: LaShonda Barnett, Matthew Gavin Frank, Amy Hoffman, Russell Potter

7:00 pm Gallery Exhibition: "Transformed Volumes: Exhibition of Artists' Bookworks," curated by artist Paul Forte, Hera Gallery, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI.


Friday, June 21

 

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

8:30 - 12:15 Registration

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

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Box Lunch

1PART II: MAIN CONFERENCE

12:15 - 1:25 p.m. Keynote: Ayad Akhtar (free and open to the public)

1:25 - 1:40 p.m. Booksigning

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Panels and Craft Sessions I (See Event Descriptions)

2:15 - 3:35 p.m. Master Class: Playwriting/Screenwriting - Instructor: Ayad Akhtar

3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Craft Sessions II

4:30 - 5:40 p.m. Keynote: Richard Blanco (free and open to the public)

5:45 - 6:00 p.m. Book signing

5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Conference Participant Reception


7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner & Reading
with Mairead Byrne, Edward Delaney, Kristen Prevallet, Tiphanie Yanique


Saturday, June 22

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

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

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Intensives

11:15 - 12:30 p.m. Panels and Craft Sessions III (See Event Descriptions)

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Box lunch & Reading with Ocean State Review contributors

1:15 - 2:25 p.m. Keynote Amity Gaige (free and open to the public)

2:25 - 2:40 p.m. Book signing

2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Panels and Craft Sessions IV

4:15 - 5:30 p.m. Craft Sessions V

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. One-on-one Consultations


5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Conference Participants' Reading

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