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October 7, 2019
4:30 pm -
5:30 pm
 
Poetry

This eagerly anticipated follow-up to the breakout memoir How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century delves more deeply into the themes of family, community, grief, and the struggle to make a place in the world when your very identity is considered suspect.

October 8, 2019
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 
Poetry

Poetry reading from Gaochi Vang's collection,Building Walls to Break Down composed of poems that embody topics surrounding mental health, identity collision, self-love, and self-acceptance.

Reading
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Poetry

Experience poetry’s power to bring forward history, social justice issues, and calls to action. Enjoy poems that invite audience participation and some enhanced with visual images.

Reading
October 9, 2019
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 
Discussion

I am my Sister's Keeper: Inspired Encouragement for Women of God. I have some tools and wisdom, in this book, to help you succeed in your daily Christian walk.

Reading
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm
 
Poetry

Poetry reading from Gaochi Vang's collection,Building Walls to Break Down composed of poems that embody topics surrounding mental health, identity collision, self-love, and self-acceptance.

Reading
October 10, 2019
2:00 pm -
2:45 pm
 
Poetry

Crystal S. Gibbins will discuss what it means to write about place, read new and selected poems from Now/Here (Holy Cow! Press), and explore how that writing complicates traditional nature poetry.

Reading
3:00 pm -
3:45 pm
 
Poetry

Enjoy a reading from Stewart Cole's lyrical poetry, engaged with both the here-and-now of a world on the brink and the hope of something better. These poems exist in a searching exchange with the world, both entering and being entered by it.

Reading
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm
 
Young Adult

It takes a lot more than a good idea to make a good story. Author Christina Hagmann will talk about learning to see the world as a writer.

October 12, 2019
2:30 pm -
3:30 pm
 

Three Wisconsin novelists discuss their novels’ origins and inspiration, exploring how a firm foundation in time and place enables fiction to explore timeless, universal human themes.

Craft Presentations Panel Discussion Reading
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Poetry

Poets Allison Joseph, Professor and Director of the creative writing program at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Jon Tribble, Professor and Managing Editor of Crab Orchard Review, presents readings of their acclaimed work.

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