Sunday, September 11th
Mid-South Student Writers Conference
Future writers of the Mid-South, this event is for you! Join us for the Mid-South Book Festival's inaugural Student Writers Conference. Connect with some of the Mid-South's most respected, experienced authors, all pledging to help you grow and succeed as a writer. The Mid-South Book Festival Student Writers Conference will help you realize your full potential as a burgeoning writer!
Participants must be 12 to 17 to attend.
Scholarships available based on need. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ScheduleLocation: Circuit Playhouse
Maurice Ruffin: "The World Is Before You, and You Need Not Take It or Leave It as It Was When You Came in": How to Write Anything
Christina Stoddard: Fairy Tales, Superheroes, and Magic: Writing from Your Imagination
Elijah Burrell: Finding Music and Place: Writing about Heartbreak and Loss
Anne Barngrover: Making the Ugly Beautiful and the Beautiful Ugly: Writing Real Characters
Chris McCoy and Rachel M. Taylor: The Page and the Reel: Writing for Film
James Cherry: Walking the Thin Lines: Exploring and Mixing the Genres of Poetry, Fiction, Plays, and Creative Nonfiction
Danian Darrell Jerry: Close to Home: Writing about Family Relationships
Christian Anton Gerard: Can’t Stop the Feeling: Electric, Wavy Writing with Your Phone
Heather Dobbins and Kelley Hayes: “My Life in Widening Circles that Reach Out Across the World”: Writing What We Know to Connect to Others