Wilmington Writers Pre-Conference: Reflection and Voice
All writers regardless of conference attendance are invited to the Museum on Friday July 20 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to network and mingle with other local writers and conference attendees. Hang out at the conversation tables to chat about your latest project or bring a short work to read at the mini open mic.
Registration encouraged but not required. Cash bar and light fare available for purchase.
About the Conference
Saturday, July 21, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join us for the second annual Wilmington Writers Conference at the Delaware Art Museum. Using the Museum’s exhibitions on Wilmington 1968 and the civil rights movement, this full-day conference will include a keynote presentation and craft talk by poet and educator Yolanda Wisher, nine other sessions taught by area writers, a lunchtime book signing, and a panel discussion on writing from personal and public history. The conference is open to individuals of all ages and experience levels—from first-time writers to published authors.
Tickets limited; sell out likely.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Fusco Main Hall
Registration and complimentary coffee provided by The Happy Self-Publisher
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Keynote address by Yolanda Wisher
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thronson Café and Museum Store
Book Signing by Yolanda Wisher
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Panel: Mining our Personal Histories
Sponsored by Rosemont College MFA and The Happy Self-Publisher.