Except for the Saturday readings which will begin at 8pm, Sunday-Friday readings will begin at 7pm; all readings will take place in the Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College. Books will be available for purchase onsite during each reading. All readings are free and open to the public.

2018 Evening Readings Schedule coming soon.

Saturday, January 14th:

Keynote Speaker, Richard Blanco, 2013 Inaugural Poet and Memoirist (introduction by Conference Director, Les Standiford)

  •  Onstage Q&A and book signing will follow the reading.

Sunday, January 15th:

David Yoo & Laura Lippman (introductions by Ann Hood and Stewart O’Nan)

Monday, January 16th:

Fabienne Josaphat & Andre Dubus III (introductions by Les Standiford and Sterling Watson)

Tuesday, January 17th:

Denise Duhamel, Stewart O’Nan & Helen Pruitt Wallace (introductions by Marina Pruna, Ann Hood and Sterling Watson)

Wednesday, January 18th:

No Readings Scheduled

Thursday, January 19th:

Les Standiford & Ann Hood (introductions by Laura Lippman and David Yoo)

Friday, January 20th:

Sterling Watson, Major Jackson & Peter Meinke (introductions by Andre Dubus III, Denise Duhamel, and Lee Irby)

Saturday, January 21st:

Closing Speaker, Lan Samantha Chang (introduction by Andre Dubus III)