Sacramento Poetry Center 2019 Writers’ Conference – April 6, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

SPC 40th Anniversary Spring Conference 

Saturday, April 6, 9:30 am – 5 pm

Our annual conference is a full day of workshops and readings with guests, local poets, and a chance to form connections with writers in the community. Lunch is provided as well as lite fair and coffee to start. 

**All Of Our Amazing Conference Faculty and Local Authors Will Have Books For Sale!** Faculty & Featured Local Authors Will Sign Books at Their Respective Afternoon Readings

The Book Table is will be open for the duration of this event, open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm.

The Schedule Of Events

9:00 to 10:00
Registration; Coffee and Pastries ~ SPC Main Room
9:30 to 9:45
Conference Welcome ~ California Stage

10:00 to 11:15
Choose Your Workshop!

Mary Mackey     Creativity: Finding Sources of Inspiration for Your Poems
Maya Khosla     Where We Begin After Fire

11:30 to 12:45
Choose Your Workshop!

Joshua McKinney   Retweet, Reshare, Refrain: Form and the Conversations of Our Time
Katie Peterson   The Doll and The Breadcrumb: Poems from Stories and Stories in Poems

12:45 Lunch Provided!

1:30 pm

Hot Off The Press: Celebrating New Work from Local Authors, Presses and Magazines Reading and Book Signing in California Stage

Stuart Canton reads from his chapbook, A Field Guide for the Coming Extinction, published by Little M Press

River Rock Books Katie McCleary and Jan Haag present Seaworthy by Marie Reynolds

Levee Magazine shares new poetry, presented by Samantha Daniels and Eric Orosco

Random Lane Press presents Lawrence DinkinsWarrior Poet, his first full-length poetry collection

Join Lisa Dominguez Abraham in celebrating Coyote Logic, her first full-length poetry collection

2:30 to 3:45
Choose Your Workshop!

Brad Buchanan   Writing as a Self-Healing Art
Mai Der Vang      Beauty Behind the Burden:Navigating Eras of Trauma Through Poetry 

4:00 to 5:00
Faculty Reading, Book Signing and Conference Farewell in California Stage
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