Sam and Mary Donnelly Haskell
Margaret McMullan Robert Hamblin
Robert Dalby
Ben McClelland
George Kehoe

2011 Southern Literary Festival hosted by Blue Mountain College

 Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 7

2:30 p.m. Registration  - Paschal Student Union

3:00 p.m. Traipsing Around The Mountain - Caravan Tour of Faulkner Sites of Tippah and Union Counties
Sherrell Settlemires
(Vans and Cars Proceed from BMC Flag Pole)

6:00 p.m. Registration - Paschal Student Union

7:00 p.m. Writing the Play Hungry: Challenges of the One-Actor Show
George Kehoe
Garrett Hall Auditorium

8:15 p.m. Meet and Greet - Reception in Whitfield Hall
AAUW Blue Mountain/Ripley Branch
Scribblers Club of Blue Mountain College

Friday, April 8

8:30 Registration  - Paschal Student Union

9:00-9:50 Welcome to Blue Mountain College
Opening Session
Come Full Circle -- Blue Mountain College and
The Southern Literary Festival
Anna Quinn, SLF Executive Director
Garrett Hall Auditorium

10:00-10:30 Presentation -  Berry Auditorium
The Southern Literary Festival Historical Marker
Dr. Bettye Coward, President of Blue Mountain College and
Duane Bullard, Director of Tippah County Development
Special Joint Assembly with BMC Student Body

10:45-11:15 Fiction Reading -- Dr. Margaret McMullan Garrett Hall

11:15-12:00 Workshops --
Poetry -- Turning Memory into Poetry-- Robert Hamblin FW 108
Drama-- Making Dialog Real-- George Kehoe FW113
Chilling With Margaret McMullan Mo Kwong Room

12:00- 1:00 Lunch - The Veranda, Paschal Student Union
Provided by Blue Mountain College Alumni Association

1:00-1:30 Poetry Reading -- Robert Hamblin Garrett Hall

1:45-2:30 Workshops --
–Turning a Real Person into A Character and Vice Versa
Margaret McMullan FW108
Creative Non-Fiction
-- It's Just Like Fiction Except -- Ben McClelland FW113
Chilling With Robert Hamblin and Robert Dalby Mo Kwong Room

2:45-3:30 Roll Call - Garrett Hall
Presentation of Student Award Winners
--Dr. Dana Carpenter, Lipscomb University

4:00-5:00 Readings By Student Winners - Garrett Hall

5:00- 7:00 Dinner -- On Your Own

7:30 Dream Big, But Remember Where You Came From - Garrett Hall
Sam Haskell
Mary Donnelly Haskell

8:30 Meet and Greet

Reception Provided by Delta Kappa Gamma and
Tippah County Heritage Society
Whitfield Parlors

Saturday, April 9

9:00-9:30 Fiction Reading -- Robert Dalby Garrett Hall

9:45-10:30 Workshops-- Fiction
-- Approaching a Publisher With Confidence -- Robert Dalby FW113
Faulkner-- Rooted Right Here-- Robert Hamblin FW108
Chilling With Ben McClelland and George Kehoe Mo Kwong

10:30-11:00 Creative Non-fiction Reading -- Ben McClelland Garrett Hall

11:00-11:45 Ask the Writers - Garrett Hall
Panel of All Program Participants

12:00 Presentation of Officers and Host for 2012 - Garrett Hall

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