Secluded: A Virtual Writing Conference

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4 days
50 authors
9 categories
Readings by University of New Orleans Poets, celebrating the publication of On A Wednesday Night: Poems from the Creative Writing Workshop at the University of New Orleans (Kay Murphy, Editor) 02 July 2020, 09:00 PM
Gina Ferrara, Jeff Grieneisen, Nathaniel Kostar, Dawn Manning, Kay Murphy, Sarah Rae & Tara Waudby
Conference Welcome and Kickoff 30 June 2020, 01:30 PM
Dawn Manning, Jeni Wallace & Daniel Wallace
John Vanderslice Reads from Nous Nous, a Novel forthcoming in Spring 2021 02 July 2020, 06:30 PM
John Vanderslice
Art and Advocacy in Times of Crisis 03 July 2020, 07:00 PM
Orchid Tierney & Elæ

Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction, Craft Talks, Publishing, Pedagogy, and more...

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