October 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2018
The theme for this year's symposium is “‘As If the Ear of the World Listened’: Celebrating Thirty Years of Southern Stories,” which is inspired by Welty's novel Delta Wedding.
The names below are the list of authors for this year, including when available, links to author websites where you can learn a little more about this year's line-up. Don't forget that we will be selling books during the symposium.
Times listed are approximate start times of each reading—sessions begin at the following times: Thursday 7:30 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., and Saturday 9:30 a.m.
author of The Unmade World
October 18, 7:30 p.m., Keynote
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author of Talking Pillow
Friday, October 19, 9:00 a.m.
author of World War I and Southern Modernism
Saturday, October 20, 9:30 a.m.
author of The Vain Conversation
Friday, October 19, 9:40 a.m.
author of Promise
Saturday, October 20, 10:10 a.m.
author of Southernmost
Friday, October 19 11:15 a.m.
author of Looking Both Ways
Friday, October 19, 3:00 p.m.
author of To Square a Circle
Saturday, October 20, 11:00 a.m.
author of Starshine and Clay
Friday, October 19, 10:30 a.m.
author of And There was Evening and There was Morning
Saturday, October 20, 11:45 a.m.
author of Out of Speech
Friday, October 19, 2:10 p.m.
author of Temples
Friday, October 19, 1:30 p.m.