Writers Week 2014: November 3–7

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Writers' Week 2014: November 3–7

Each year, Writers Week brings together visiting writers of local and national interest, UNCW students, and members of the general public with an interest in literature and writing. Activities throughout the week include workshops, panels, and readings.

Check back soon for the updated 2014 schedule and a list of presenters, including:

    
       

Keynote

Brock Clarke

Brock Clarke

Visiting Writers, Agents, and Editors

 

Chantel Acevedo 

 

Belle Boggs  

 

Sarah Creech

 

Doug Cutting

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Alison Hawthorne Deming  

 

Rochelle Hurt

 

Randall Kenan

Kathryn Miles

Kathryn Miles  

Anna Lena Phillips

Anna Lena Phillips is editor of Ecotone. She formerly served as senior editor and book review editor at American Scientist magazine, and was a founding editor of the online journal, Fringe. A Pocket Book of Forms, her letter press-printed, travel-sized guide to poetic forms, is forthcoming this fall. Her projects and pursuits are documented at todointhenewyear.net.

Patrick Phillips

Patrick Phillips   

Emily Smith

Emily Louise Smith is director of the Publishing Laboratory and founder and publisher of Lookout Books and its sister magazine, Ecotone. She teaches Books & Publishing, Bookbuilding, and Publishing Practicum, among other courses, and manages the staff of graduate interns. With a background in advertising and development, Emily began her publishing career as an assistant to former CEO of HarperCollins Canada and Publishing Laboratory founder, Stanley Colbert. After earning her MFA in poetry, she went on to work as an editor, designer, and event coordinator for Hub City Press, and returned to UNCW to direct the department’s then six-year-old teaching press. She negotiated its distribution agreement, implemented the first overhaul and expansion of its popular textbook, Show & Tell: Writers on Writing, and in 2009 founded its award-winning literary imprint, Lookout Books.

 

Mark Spitzer  

 

Heidi Lynn Staples 

Patrick Thomas

Patrick Thomas    

 

Jay Varner


See our archive of Writers Week presenters.


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