Where I’ll Be: Mid-South Book Fest Reading Tent & Student Writer Workshop

Come check out me and any of the other fabulous writers who will be reading at the Reading Tent set up on Cooper Ave. for the Mid-South Book Festival.

9:30am – Elaine Scudder-Walters
10:00am – Lonette Robertson
10:25am – Betsy Phillips
10:50am – Harrison Scott Key
11:15am – Sandy Longhorn
11:40am- Eric McQuade
12:05pm – Courtney Miller Santo
12:30pm – Caki Wilkinson
12:55pm – Jonathan May
1:20pm – Cheryl Smart
1:45pm – Natalie Parker-Lawrence
2:10pm – Jamey Hatley
2:35pm – Tara Mae Mulroy
3:00pm – James E. Cherry
3:25pm – Neil White
3:50pm – Christian Anton Gerard
4:15pm – TBA


If you’re a writer between the ages of 12 and 17, I’ll also be doing a workshop for the Mid-South Book Festival’s inaugural Student Writers Conference along with several other great writers to be held at the Circuit Playhouse.

Schedule of Events:

11:30am-12:00pm: Registration

12:00-12:30pm: Welcome and Introductions

12:30-1:45pm: Breakout Sessions

Like It May Rain Today: Writing Memory and Senses

From the Page to the Screen with Rachel Taylor

Retelling Tales: Myths, Legends, and Fairy Tales with Tara Mae Mulroy

1:45-3:00pm Breakout Sessions

Writing from the Margins with Jonathan May

From the Radio to the Page: Integrating Songs into Writing with James Dickson

Authentic Voice in Playwriting with Natalie Parker-Lawrence

3:00-4:15pm Breakout Sessions

Persona Poetry and Fiction: Writing from Another’s Point of View with Elaine Scudder-Walters

Writing Home: Memoirs with Lonette Robinson

Eric McQuade: Writing Fiction About Jobs


Readings and signings by authors

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