(All events are located in the Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall A51, unless noted.)
October 25, Thursday:
12:00 P.M. – Welcome Back (Located in “The Glad,” 260 Baker Hall)
Come say hello. We’d love to take your photo and see what you’ve been doing since you left us.
2:00 P.M. – Tours of Campus
5:30 P.M. – Publishing Panel
Featuring Michael Szczerban, John Biggs, Becky Kraemer, Matthew Kopel.
7:00 P.M. – Hilary Masters Cocktail Party
Made possible by the Hilary Masters’ Memorial Fund
October 26, Friday:
12:00-1:30 P.M. – President’s Inauguration All Campus Picnic (Located on THE CUT)
2:00 P.M. – “What Can’t You Do With A Creative Writing Degree?” Panel
Featuring Laura Leigh Morris, Sarah Cypher, Meagan Ciesla, and Clare Drobot. Moderator: Autumn Armega-Finger.
4:00 P.M. – Fiction & Poetry Reading
Featuring Tom Sweterlitsch, David Koehn, and Sarah Smith.
6:00 P.M. – Light Snacks: Location in “The Glad,” 260 Baker Hall
7:30 P.M. – Hollywood Panel
Featuring Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Laura Harkcom, and Kai Yu Wu. Moderator: David Gross.
October 27, Saturday:
11:00-12:30 P.M. – “Teaching as Writers” Panel
Featuring Neema Avashia, Allison Seger, Emily Nagin, and Erin Tocknell. Moderator: Jane McCafferty.
12:00 P.M. – “What Are You Up To?” Social & Book Signing
2:00-3:30 P.M. – “Drag Queens and Political Junkies: The Unexpected Life of Nonfiction” Panel
Featuring Elyssa Goodman and Michael Gartland. Moderator: Jane Bernstein.
5:00 P.M. – Keynote Speakers Address
Featuring Elizabeth Currid-Halkett and Javier Grillo-Marxuach.
7:00 P.M. – Closing Party
Hosted by Sharon Dilworth, location at 5811 Howe Street, in Shadyside.