Sep 19–20, 2019, 10:00 am

City

Cedar City

Southwest Region

Venue

Southern Utah University
351 W University Blvd
Cedar City , UT 84720-2415
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Description

Southern Utah University is happy to host Eco-Poetry and the Essay, A Creative Writing/Education Conference. View the full schedule below. For more information, contact Danielle Dubrasky at dubrasky@suu.edu.

ECO-POETRY AND THE ESSAY
A Creative Writing/Education Conference
Hunter Conference Center
September 19-20, 2019

Director: Dr. Danielle Dubrasky
Co-Director: Dr. John Meisner
Editor-in-Residence: Simmons Buntin, Terrain. Org
Visiting Writers: Chris Cokinos, University of Arizona; Kate Northrop,University of Wyoming
Education Specialist: Kim Rathke, Utah State Office of Education
Education Coordinator: Cody Christensen, Canyon View High School
Guest Journals: Saltfront, Dark Mountain, American Poetry Review, Sugarhouse Review

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Creative Writing Workshops
Student Center Starlight Room

9:00-10:00 Registration opens/Continental Breakfast

10:00-11:15 Poetry Workshop with Kate Northrop--Craft Workshop for SUU students and high school teachers

11:30-12:30 APEX speaker artist Al Farrow Gilbert Great Hall

1:00-2:00 Lunch on your own

2:30-3:45 CNF Workshop with Chris Cokinos--Craft
Workshop for SUU students and high school teachers

GUEST READINGS BY WRITERS
Student Center Theater

4:00-5:00 Readings by Kate Northrop and Chris Cokinos

5:00-5:30 Editors’ Panel: Simmons Buntin, Eric Roberts. Kate Northrop, Natalie Young

5:30-6:00 Book Signings

6:00 Dinner and Dialogue with students/teachers and guest writers and editors

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Creative Writing/Education Workshops
Whiting Room--Hunter Conference Center

8:00-8:30 AM Registration opens/Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:50 Pedagogy Workshop: “Engaging Student Voices in Essay Writing” Kim Rathke

10:00-10:50 Welcome Readings by Kate Northrop and Chris Cokinos

11:00-12:15 Pedagogy Workshop: Teaching Poetry in the High Schools--Kate Northrop

12:15-1:15 - Lunch and Book Table

1:15 Orientation of the play Hamlet at Beverly Taylor Sorensen Art Center

2:00-5:00 Utah Shakespeare Festival Production: Hamlet Engelstadt Theater

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