In addition to our paid events, we offer the following FREE events that are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (see our registration page for full conference registrations with everything included ($1099), conference passes (everything but the workshop, $599)workshop passes (just the workshop, $549), seminar passes (just want to see faculty classes? $349), or just one-off a la carte seminars ($59)

Sunday, May 14

8-830AM Yoga with poet Leona Sevick, location TBA

5-6PM Fellows Reading: Caleb Johnson, Chrissy Kolaya, Derrick Otsuji, Sam Moe, Lenore Myka, Institute Patio Lyceum

Monday, May 15

5-6PM Faculty Reading: Opening readers: L. Renee, Daniel Abiva Hunt, Faculty: Michael Farris Smith, Derrick Harriell, Assembly Hall Patio

Tuesday, May 16

DONATIONS AND REGISTRATION REQUIRED (Space is Limited): 5-7PM Visiting Writer Rebecca Makkai Reading  @ “Backyard of Love” – Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse.

Wednesday, May 17

8-830AM Yoga with Leona Sevick, location TBA

Free, but please Register Here! (Space is Limited) 5-6PM Visiting Writer Kwame Dawes Reading @ Distillery 98. Opening Readers: Israel Mason, Hannah Dewhurst.

Thursday, May 18

5-6PM Sundog Bookstore Signing Event and Reception. Come meet our authors and get your books signed!

830-10PM Attendee Reading Open Mic – Assembly Hall/Lyceum

Friday, May 19

8-830AM Yoga with Leona Sevick, location TBA

5-6PM Faculty Reading: Opening Readers: Laura Joyce Hubbar, Elise Plunk. Faculty: January Gill O’Neill, Erika Krouse, Wendy Rawlings, Institute Patio