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Festival Schedule

Note: All events are free and open to the public. All events but one take place in the UC Theater on the third floor of the A. K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University. Billy Collins' reading on Thursday, April 6 will take place in the UC Grand Room on the third floor of the A. K. Hinds University Center.

Monday, April 3, 2017

12 p.m. Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poets Series featuring Pat Riviere-Seel and student poets (UC Theater)
4 p.m. Nonfiction writer Stephen Clingman (UC Theater)
7:30 p.m. Nonfiction writer Elena Passarello (UC Theater)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

12 p.m. Poet Paul Worley with WCU student writers (UC Theater)
4 p.m. Fiction writers Robert Gipe and Carrie Mullins with photographer Roger May (UC Theater)
7:30 p.m. Fiction writer Michael Knight (UC Theater)

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4 p.m. Fiction writer Jamie Quatro (UC Theater)
7:00 p.m. Nonfiction writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest (UC Theater)

Thursday, April 6, 2017

4 p.m. Poets Sue Weaver-Dunlap and Ray McManus (UC Theater)
7:30 p.m. Poet Billy Collins (Coulter Recital Hall)



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