2015 Symposium Schedule

Appalachian Heritage Writers Symposium
Southwest Virginia Community College
Richlands, Virginia

“Enhancing Pride in Appalachian Literature and Culture”

 

Friday, June 12, 2015

 

8:00 – 8:30 – Registration and Continental Breakfast in Ratliff Commons

8:30 – 8:50 – Welcome and Opening Remarks, Darrell Fleming – Chair of the AHWS Committee- Dellinger Hall Room 118

8:50 – 9:00 – Break

9:00 – 10:00 – First Session

♦♦Tim Holder- Fiction: Dellinger Hall Room 132

♦♦Garret Mathews- Feature Writing: Dellinger Hall Room 144

♦♦Catherine Childress- Poetry: Dellinger Hall Room 140

♦♦Lynn Young- Inspirational: Dellinger Hall Room 142

10:00 – 10:15 – Break

10:15 – 11:15 – Second Session

♦♦Jim Morrison- Nonfiction: Dellinger Hall Room 140

♦♦Scott Pratt- Business of Writing: Dellinger Hall Room 132

♦♦Damean Mathews- Zombies: Dellinger Hall Room 142

♦♦Richard Perrault- Short Story: Dellinger Hall Room 144

11:15 – 12:30 Lunch in Ratliff Commons

12:30 – 1:30 – Third Session

♦♦Tim Holder- Fiction: Dellinger Hall Room 132

♦♦Garret Mathews- Feature Writing: Dellinger Hall Room 144

♦♦Catherine Childress- Poetry: Dellinger Hall Room 140

♦♦Lynn Young- Inspirational: Dellinger Hall Room 142

1:30 – 1:45 – Break

1:45 – 2:45 – Fourth Session

♦♦Jim Morrison- Nonfiction: Dellinger Hall Room 140

♦♦Scott Pratt- Business of Writing: Dellinger Hall Room 132

♦♦Damean Mathews- Zombies: Dellinger Hall Room 142

♦♦Richard Perrault- Short Story: Dellinger Hall Room 144

2:45 – 3:00 – Break

3:00 – 4:00 – Workshop presented by our keynote speaker, Jeffery Deaver in   Dellinger Hall Room 118

4:00 – 5:00 – Book signing and reception with keynote speaker and workshop presenters will be held in the main library area. Open to the public.  Just a quick update: Jeffery Deaver cannot travel with his books so he will not have any for sale at the reception. If you have any of his books, you can bring them with you to get them signed.

 

Saturday, June 13, 2015

 

8:00 – 9:00 – Registration  and Continental Breakfast in Ratliff Commons

9:00 – 10:30 – Panel Discussion- Dr. Terry Mullins, moderator: Dellinger Hall Room 118

♦♦Wendy Welch- Developing Ideas
♦♦Phyllis Owens- Writing Process
♦♦Tammy Robinson Smith- Publishing/Marketing

10:30 – 10:45 – Break

10:45 – 11:45 – Storytelling with Larry Kelley: Dellinger Hall Room 118

11:45 – 12:00 – Break

12:00 – 1:00 – Banquet in Ratliff Commons

1:00- 2:00- Keynote speaker, Jeffery Deaver in Dellinger Hall Room 118.

This will be followed by the presentation of writing contest awards, drawing for door prizes, and evaluations.

 

President and Mrs. Mark Estepp, the faculty and staff of Southwest Virginia Community College, and the Appalachian Authors Guild/A Chapter of Virginia Writers Club sincerely hope you enjoyed the Appalachian Heritage Writers Symposium and your visit to our beautiful region.

 

 

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