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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium

Thursday, October 22, 2020Saturday, October 24, 2020

This year's Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium will be live-streamed on Facebook.

Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium Schedule

Thurs., Oct. 22
6 p.m. Keynote with Natasha Trethewey, “Memorial Drive”

Fri., Oct. 23
10:00 a.m. S. A. Cosby, “Blacktop Wasteland”
10:40 a.m. Randall Horton, “{#289-128}”
11:20 a.m. Michael Farris Smith, “Blackwood”

1:30 p.m. Ephemera Prize Announcement and Reading
2:10 p.m. Juyanne James, “Table Scraps and Other Essays”
2:50 p.m. Sandra Meek, “Still: Poems”

7:00 p.m. M. O. Walsh, “The Big Door Prize”
7:40 p.m. Catherine Pierce, “Danger Days”
8:20 p.m. Eden Wales Freeman, “Reading Testimony, Witnessing Trauma”

Sat., Oct. 24
10:00 a.m. Claude Wilkinson, “World Without End”
10:40 a.m. Katy Simpson Smith, “The Everlasting”
11:30 a.m. Beth Kander, “Original Syn”

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