Join us for panel discussions, book signings, workshops and other literary delights.
When: Monday, August 11, 2014 Where: Grange Hall in West Tisbury
Panel discussions upstairs at the Grange Schedule:
8:00-8:45 Morning Edition: Writing for Radio
They say radio is the most visual medium. Find out how it’s done.
Sean Corcoran, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Rob Rosenthal and Mindy Todd
9:00-9:45 Writing Children’s Books
Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, children’s book authors and illustrators often wonder, What’s the use of a book without pictures or conversations?
Richard Michelson, Florence Friedman Minor, Wendell Minor and Kate Feiffer
10:00-10:45 Writing in a New Media World
Have digital books, video gaming and self-publishing helped or hurt writers?
Susan Branch, Tony Horwitz, Nicole Galland and Jan Pogue
11:00-11:45 Narrative Non-fiction
When truth is stranger than fiction, write the truth and let it read like fiction.
Meryl Gordon, Joshua Horwitz, Alexandra Styron and Tony Horwitz
1:00-1:45 The Recipe for Cookbook Writing
It takes more than adding a pinch of salt.
Jessica Harris, Susie Middleton, Joan Nathan, Catherine Walthers and Tina Miller
2:00-2:45 Writing Workshops
Tough love or loving support. What works?
John Hough, Jr., Nancy Slonim Aronie and Lara O’Brien
3:00-3:45 From Journalism to Fiction
When journalists turn into novelists
Geraldine Brooks and Ward Just
4:00 Closing Thoughts
Peter Oberfest and David McCullough