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2020 Schedule

Watch our recorded sessions to up your writing game

Click on a session title in the schedule below to watch the recorded session. Thanks to our partners at A Mighty Blaze for providing the technical support to make this year's conference possible.


Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020

  • Andrea Askowitz & Allison Langer: How to Tell Your True, Personal Story

  • Steve Almond & Jenna Blum: Writing as Activism

  • Erin Almond & Tom DeMarchi : Publishing Your Debut

  • Mahogany L. Browne & Brian Turner: Poetry

  • Lisa Gallagher & Christopher Schelling: This Literary Agent Life

  • Tod Goldberg & Darin Strauss: Two Funny Guys Saying Funny Things About Writing That's Sometimes Funny But Not Always

  • Christina Baker Kline & Joyce Maynard: In Conversation


Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

  • Jenna Blum & Ron MacLean: Creating Literary Community

  • Lynne Barrett, Joe Clifford, & Steven Womack: Plot

  • Camille Dungy & Jeffrey Thomson: Draw the Line: Poetry and Nonfiction

  • Tom DeMarchi, John Dufresne, & Beth Ann Fennelly: Flash/Micro Narratives

  • Tod Goldberg & John Schimmel: Video Game Narratives

  • Augusten Burroughs & Christopher Schelling: Shiny Things: Distractions as Art

  • Julianna Baggott & Nick Flynn: Writing in Different Genres