Established 2014
Director: Dr. Kim Bridgford

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Tuesday, May 23
Wednesday, May 24
Thursday, May 25
Friday, May 26

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Tuesday, May 23

10:00 a.m. Check-in

11:30-12:45 Lunch, Mercy Center Dining Hall

1:15-2:30

  • A Poet's Field Guide, Natalie Gerber Chair), Tom Cable
  • Peacock Journal, Bill Lantry (Chair), Kate Lantry, Michael Linnard

2:45-4:00

  • Carmen Figuratum (The Shaped Poem), Jan Hodge
  • New Books Reading, John Foy (Moderator), Rebecca Guess Cantor, Johnny Damm, Jane Satterfield, Jon Tribble

4:15-5:30

  • Participant Reading, featuring Amy Lemmon
  • Bob Dylan, Al Basile (Chair), David Katz, Joyce Wilson
  • H.D., Elizabyth Hiscox (Chair), Kay Cosgrove, Cynthia Hogue, Andrea England, Kierstin Bridger

6:00-7:00 Opening Reception, Co-Sponsored by The Poetry Porch

7:00-8:15 Dinner

8:30-10:00 Faculty Reading

Dick Davis, Allison Joseph, Marilyn Taylor, Afaa Michael Weaver

Wednesday, May 24

8:00-10:00 Coffee

8:30-9:45

  • Poetry & Religion, Jill Baumgartner (Chair), Ned Balbo, Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, Anya Silver
  • Collaboration, Kay Cosgrove and Lauren Hilger

10:00-11:30

Creative Writing Pedagogy, Allison Joseph One-Day-Workshop

10:00-11:15

  • Translation, Ned Balbo (Chair), Moira Egan, Mike Juster, Laura Marris
  • Faculty Reading, Jehanne Dubrow, Annie Finch, Clare Rossini, Tim Steele

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Workshops and Seminars

3:15-4:30

  • Blood at the Root, Patrick Phillips
  • Connecticut Poets, Katie Irish (Chair), Vivian Shipley, Christine Beck, Lynn Houston
  • Participant Reading, featuring Angela O'Donnell

4:45-6:00

  • Spotlight reading, Dolores Hayden and John Poch, Introduced by David M. Katz
  • Women's Light Verse, Melissa Balmain (chair), Mike Juster, Susan McLean, Marilyn Taylor, Gail White

6:00-7:00 Reception

7:00-8:45 Keynote Banquet

9:00-10:00 Keynote Address and Reading

Global poetry address and poetry reading, Kevin Young

Thursday, May 25

8:00-10:00 Coffee

8:30-9:45

  • Poetry and the Archives, Lesley Wheeler (Chair), Cynthia Hogue, Janet McAdams, Cheryl Savageau
  • Student Perspectives on Poetry Education, Gillian Steinberg (Chair), Hani Fish-Bieler, Ayelet Senderowicz, Gabi Cantor, Devora Goldstein, and Marianna Najman-Franks

10:00-11:30

Poetry and Healing, Rafael Campo One-Day-Workshop

More Than a Collection, Jon Tribble One-Day-Workshop

10:00-11:15

  • Mrs. Nelson's Class, Marilyn Nelson (Chair), Doug Anderson, Martha Collins, Alfred Corn, Annie Finch, Margaret Gibson
  • Ecotone, Anna Lena Phillips Bell (Chair), John Poch, Jane Satterfield, Lesley Wheeler

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Workshops and Seminars

3:15-4:30

  • Poetry by the Sea Lecture in Poetry, Meena Alexander

4:45-6:00

  • Spotlight reading, Alice Friman and Tyehimba Jess, Introduced by Kate Bernadette Benedict
  • David Mills Performs DreamWeaver: The Works of Langston Hughes

6:00-7:00 Reception

7:00-8:15 Dinner

8:30-10:00 Faculty Reading

Mahogany Browne, Rafael Campo, Joshua Mehigan, Molly Peacock, Penelope Pelizzon

Friday, May 26

8:00-10:00 Coffee

8:30-9:45

  • Religious Collaboration, Holly Trostle Brigham, Marilyn Nelson
  • New Books Reading, Sally Nacker (Moderator), Anna Lena Phillips Bell, John Foy, Midge Goldberg, Rick Mullin
  • Sound and Scents: An Interactive Panel, Jehanne Dubrow, Moira Egan, Lindsay Lusby

10:00-11:30

The Little Lyric, Molly Peacock One-Day-Workshop

10:00-11:30

  • Jeff Brown, PBS, Interviewed by Dick Davis
  • Poetry and Politics, Anna Evans (Chair), Quincy Lehr, Wendy Sloan

11:30-12:45 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Workshops and Seminars

The Genius of Metaphor, Penelope Pelizzon One-Day-Workshop

Playful Forms, Marilyn Taylor One-Day Workshop

Good-bye until next year!
Adiós hasta el próximo año!
Au revoir jusqu'à l'année prochaine!
Auf Wiedersehen bis zum nächsten Jahr!
Arrivederci al prossimo anno!
Vaarwel tot volgend jaar!

Tuesday, May 23
Wednesday, May 24
Thursday, May 25
Friday, May 26

Printable Schedule

All panels are subject to change