(Care)ering for Yourself

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Care about your career but also care about your person? Do you want to? This roundtable is a place to share tips and tricks on how to survive the pressures and travails of this writing life and keep your mental and physical health while you’re at it!

Image credit: Genevieve Graham

Writing Towards Healing

Saturday, September 30, 2017
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Writing can be stressful. Learn how to keep it together under the pressures of deadlines and other conditions.

No Country For Old White Men

Saturday, September 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

"We need more diversity", they cry, scrabbling for a token minority writer. But how can we move forward and smash those glass ceilings and ivory towers?

Can’t Get the Country OUT

Friday, September 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Living in rural areas has many drawbacks for young writers. But what about the pros? Country kids discuss the indelible mark growing up 'bush' has on their writing.

Queerness in Fiction

Sunday, October 1, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Not all representation is good representation! Learn about examples of good and bad writing of LGBTQ characters.