Second Annual Conference:
January 13-14, 2006
Other Words: A Conference of Literary Magazines and Independent Publishers
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

REGISTER NOW!
The deadline for panel proposals is November 15, 2005. Conference registration will continue until the conference begins and you may register at the event. 


MEMBERSHIPS
To become a member, see membership info.

HOTEL
The official conference hotel is the Double Tree Hotel located in downtown Tallahassee about .5 miles east of the Florida State University campus, where all conference events will be taking place. The Doubletree has a shuttle from the Tallahassee airport.

DoubleTree
101 South Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL
(850) 224-5000
800-222-8733

The conference room rate is $79 per night. This rate will be available until December 12, 2005. Be sure to mention that you are with the Florida Literary Arts Conference.

2006 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday
Events
Panel 1 Panel 2 Panel 3
       
9 am Registration and set up bookfair

 

Werkmeister

 

 

 
       

10 am  Welcome

James Kimbrell, Richard Mathews

   
       

1045-1145

All We Want to Know: Publisher's Roundtable Nickole Brown, Ted Pelton, Janet Holmes, Richard Mathews (M), Brenda Mills, William Slaughter

What Do We Mean By Literary?
H.C. Williams (M),Cindy King, Forrest Anderson, Joe Quattro, Emily Dowd

Faith Fiction and Other Genres. 
Marilynn Griffith, Barbara Williams (M), Anne Petty

       
  Werkmeister Williams Williams
       

Lunch

     
       

115-215

Good Ezines: Where to Submit Your Work
Michael Neff, William Slaughter, (M) Melvin Sterne

Lighten Up: Alleviating the Seriousness in Contemporary Poetry.
Jay Snodgrass (M) Jesse Milner, John W. Evans, Sandra Simonds

The Chapbook.
Greg Byrd, Gianna Russo, Mary Jane Ryals, (M) Lynne Knight

 

Williams

Williams

Williams

       

230-330

Grant Funding Tips from Experts. 
Peggy Brady (Tallahassee CRC), Morgan Barr (DCA) Sarah Stage (DCA) Dana De Martino (DCA)

Campus Literary Magazines:
Greg Frazier, (M) Chad Davidson, Ann Neelon,

Talking to Poetry Editors: 
Alice Friman, Tania Rochelle, Marty Williams, (M) Jennifer Perrine, Travis Dent

       
 

Williams

Williams

Werkmeister

       

345-500

A Reading of Florida Arts Council Literary Fellows. 
Michael Hettich, Mia Leonin, and Jamie Granger

On The Job and in the Classroom: Learning About Publishing and Editing from FSU’s Graduate Certificate.  Ned Stuckey-French, Bruce Bickley, Julia Hanway, Rachel J. K. Grace.

 

 

Werkmeister

Williams

 
       

Dinner  500-700

     
       

Night's event 730-9 pm

Keynote Talk: Enid Shomer.

Readings by Reginald Shepherd and Michael Martone

   
 
 
       
 

Werkmeister

   
       

Open Mic reading At the Doubletree, Adams Park room

930-1130 

   
       
Saturday Events Panel 1 Panel 2 Panel 3

Saturday 
9 am-10 am

Contest Ethics, Large and Small
Carole Timin, Roberta George, Ted Pelton (M) Janet Holmes

The Nascent Professional: A Guide For The Apprentice Writer. 
Tom Bligh (M), Matt Hobson, Steve Kistulentz

Translations.   Joyelle McSweeney, (M)

       
 

Wiiliams

Williams

Williams

       

1015-1115

 The Craft of Fiction: Making the Story Work
Jeanne Leiby (M), Michael Garriga, Marc Fitten

Collaboration In Poetry.
Kristine Snodgrass (M) Maureen Seaton, Neil De La Flor, Alice George, Cecilia Pinto.

Writing and Publishing Fantasy. 
Richard Mathews (M) Jeff Vandemeer, A.H.  Holt, Melanie Abrams

 

Williams

Williams

Williams

       

1130-1230

Literary Journal Editors Roundtable
Jeanne Lieby, Laura Newton (M), Stephen Corey, Travis Dent, Marc Fitten, and more

Writers On the Outside:
Sharon Hoffman, Silvia Curbelo, Michael Trammell, Patricia Waters (M)

Tips on Publishing Your Own Books
Lee Raymond,(M) James Abraham

       
 

Werkmeister

Williams

Williams

       

Lunch

     
       

145-245

Black Dog Java Girls.    Performance.   Donna Decker, Melanie Abrams, Mary Jane Ryals, Laura Newton, Lynne Knight

The Fine Line Between Fiction and Nonfiction. Jill Caputo (M), Ned Stuckey-French, Marian Grantham, Rodger Turnau, Brandy Wilson

Otherness:   Stephanie Barnes Rick Chess, Reginald Shepherd Joann Gardner, (M)

       
 

Werkmeister

Williams

Williams

       

300-400

Blurbs and Reviews.   Stephen Corey, (M) Michael Martone. R.M. Berry, Jocelyn Bartkevicius

Writers Service and Support Organizations. Paul Nutcher,  Trudy Plotz, Gordon Johnston Ilyse Kusnetz, (M) Kathleen Clower

A Reading.  Ted Pelton, Maureen Seaton Patti White

       
 

Williams

Williams

Werkmeister

       

415-515

A Reading.   Rick Chess, Janet Holmes, Paul Shepherd

   
 
 

Werkmeister

   
       

Dinner

     
       

730-9 pm

Night reading.   Featuring FSU Writers Jane Springer, James Kimbrel, R. M. Berry

   
 

Werkmeister

   
       

Reception  930-12

Paul & Lois Shepherd’s House, 1117

Lasswade Drive, Tallahassee, FL  Phone ?

 
       

Last Updated ( Jan 06, 2006 at 09:30 PM )