2018 Schedule Coming Soon!

In the meantime, for an idea of the conference pace, please see the 2017 conference schedule below:

 

*All Workshops, Seminars, and Readings are in Assembly Hall, Seaside Institute Academic Village, unless otherwise noted. Visit our registration page to secure your spot!

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Key Terms for our conference:

A WORKSHOP is a seminar-style group session where professional faculty will lead discussion about each attendees manuscript.  Each attendee will be expected to come prepared with their own critique, ready to discuss, ready to actively give feedback and advice.

A CRAFT SEMINAR generally has a question and answer period after a lecture on specific craft strategies are presented to the group.

RECEPTIONS are free to all scholars, fellows, full-pay attendees, and include snacks and beverages.

READINGS are generally an hour in length, and are a place to celebrate everyone’s work!

Sunday, May 14

Registration
5 P.M. Welcome reception at the Seaside Institute Academic Village

Monday, May 15

9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Seminar: Antonya Nelson: After the Workshop: Revision as the Most Rewarding Part of the Writing Experience

11 A.M. – 2 P.M. Agent Dana Murphy personal consultations  

 

Workshop Meetings 

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Matt Bondurant (downstairs)

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Anton Disclafani (upstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Seth Tucker (upstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Jen Percy (downstairs)

5 – 6 P.M. Fellows Reading, reception following

Tuesday, May 16

9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Seminar: Agent Dana Murphy: A Happy Marriage: From Querying to Long Term Success with Your Agent

12 P.M. – 2 P.M. Agent Dana Murphy personal consultations  

 

Workshop Meetings

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Jen Percy (downstairs)

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Seth Tucker (upstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Anton Disclafani (downstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Matt Bondurant (upstairs)

5 – 6 P.M. Headliner Reading: Antonya Nelson at Seaside Repertory Theatre, reception following

Wednesday, May 17

9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Seminar: Jen Percy: Creating Hybrids: Reporting, Essay, & Memoir

8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Fellows & Scholars – Writers in the Classroom

No Workshops. Reading Day

 

5 – 6 P.M. Sundog Bookstore Signing Event

6:15 – 7:30 P.M. Directors Picnic Dinner for all attendees

8 P.M. Scholar Readings, Assembly Hall

Thursday, May 18

9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Seminar: Anton Disclafani: Writing Historical Fiction: When and How to Enter the Record

10 A.M. – 1 P.M. Editor Margaux Weisman personal consultations

 

 Workshop Sessions

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  Seth Tucker (upstairs)
10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  Jen Percy (downstairs)
1:30 P.M. –  3:30 P.M.  Anton Discalfani (upstairs)
1:30 P.M. –  3:30 P.M.  Matt Bondurant (downstairs)

 5 – 6 P.M. Headliner Reading: Chris Offutt in the “Backyard of Love” at the Hibiscus Coffee & Guest House

6 – 8 P.M. – Shrimp Boil Fundraiser Event in the “Backyard of Love” at the Hibiscus Coffee & Guest House

 

Friday, May 19

9:30 – 10:30 A.M. Eliza Borne Personal Consultations

9:30 – 10:15 A.M. Seminar: Editor Margaux Weisman: Building a Platform: How to Create a Brand Before Publication

 

Workshop sessions

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Matt Bondurant (downstairs)

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Anton Disclafani (upstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Seth Tucker (downstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Jen Percy (upstairs)

5  – 8 P.M. Seminar: Chris Offutt Panel Discussion with Oxford American Editor, Eliza Borne: Finding the ‘Creative’ in ‘Creative Non-Fiction’.  In the Assembly Hall with reception following. 

Saturday, May 20th

9:30 – 10:30 A.M. Eliza Borne Personal Consultations

9:30 A.M. – 12 P.M. Editor Margaux Weisman Personal Consultations

Workshop Sessions

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Jen Percy (downstairs)

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Seth Tucker (upstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Matt Bondurant (upstairs)

1:30 – 3:30 P.M. Anton Disclafani (downstairs)

5 – 6 P.M. Faculty Reading (Anton & Jen), Assembly Hall

7 – 8 P.M. Bonfire on the Beach following reading – End of Conference Party

Sunday, May 21

All Depart

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Contact Us:

For more information email:

seasidewritersconference@gmail.com

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