2019 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Longleaf 2019 – Conference Schedule

All Workshops, Seminars, and Readings are in Assembly Hall, Seaside Institute Academic Village, unless otherwise noted.  This is working draft of the schedule – the official schedule will be released in April. 

Saturday, May 11

5PM: Welcome reception on the patio

Sunday, May 12

9- 945AM Seminar, Ann Fisher-Wirth: Ekphrastic Poetry: Voices and Visual Art

Workshop meetings: 

            10-1130 Matt Bondurant 

            1145-115 Ann Fisher-Wirth 

            130-3 Diane Roberts

5-6PM Fellows Reading, Assembly Hall

Monday, May 13

9-945AM Seminar, Agent Sarah Bedingfield: The Art of the Query Letter

10AM-2PM Agent Sarah Bedingfield personal consultations (see website to purchase and schedule)  

Workshop meetings:

            10-1130 Diane Roberts

            1145-115 Matt Bondurant

            130-3 Ann Fisher-Wirth 

5-6PM Visiting Writer Reading: Brian Turner

Tuesday, May 14 

9-945AM: Seminar, Diane Roberts: The Story Beneath Your Feet: Setting & Creative Non-Fiction

10AM-2PM Agent Sarah Bedingfield personal consultations (see website to purchase and schedule)

Workshop meetings:

            10-1130 Ann Fisher-Wirth 

            1145-115 Diane Roberts 

            130-3 Matt Bondurant

5-6PM Visiting Writer Reading: Rebecca Makkai 

6-8PM Seafood Boil Event  

Wednesday, May 15

8-8:30: Morning Yoga with Ann Fisher-Wirth

9-945AM: Seminar, Brian Turner: TBA

No Workshop: Reading/Exploration Day

9AM-1PM Fellows & Scholars depart for Writers in the Classroom outreach program

230-330 PM Seminar, Seth Tucker: Generative Exercises: fiction, poetry, & CNF

5-6PM Sundog Bookstore Signing Event and Reception

730-9PM Attendee Open-Mic Reading

Thursday, May 16

9-945AM: Seminar, Rebecca Makkai: Researching into the Void: Writing Fiction Across Distance

10-2PM: Agent Melissa Flashman: Personal Consultations (see website to purchase and schedule)

Workshop meetings:

            10-1130 Matt Bondurant

            1145-115 Ann Fisher-Wirth

            130-3 Diane Roberts

5-6PM Faculty Reading

6-7PM Director’s Dinner, Academic Village Patio

Friday, May 17

9-945AM: Seminar: Agent Melissa Flashman: The Lifecycle of a Book: From Your Laptop to Publication

10AM-2PM: Agent Melissa Flashman: Personal Consultations (see website to purchase and schedule)

Workshop meetings:

            10-1130 Diane Roberts

            1145-115 Matt Bondurant

            130-3 Ann Fisher-Wirth

5-6PM Scholar Reading, Assembly Hall

7-8PM Bonfire on the Beach – End of Conference Party 

Saturday, May 18

11AM: All depart 

The Longleaf Writers Conference is a 501(3)c non-profit and as such we use personal funds, generous donations, fees, etc., in order to provide our fellowships, scholarships, outreach programs, and generous housing and features to our conference. That said, we always are looking to expand all of our programs. Your donation, no matter how large or how small, will help us to achieve​ our dreams for the LWC.