2012 KWBF

KWBF Program: May 19, 2012

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9:00 AM  Doors Open

10:00 AM Morning Session

Introduction of Opening Speaker: Shirley Willihnganz, UofL Provost
Tori Murden McClure, author of A Pearl in the Storm

10:30- 11:00 AM Book Signing

11:00-11:40 AM Concurrent Sessions

  • Glynis Ridley – “The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Biography of the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe”, introduction by Mary Popham
  • Deanna O’Daniel – “Marketing Your Work or Book”, introduction by Peggy Grimes

11:45 AM -12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

  • Kiki Petrosino – “Fort Red Border and The Dark Is Here: A Reading”, introduction by Samantha Hall
  • Sara Havens – “I Want to Write A Book: The Benefits and Challenges of Self-Publishing”, introduction by Virginia Mattingly

12:30–1:45 PM Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Keynote Introduction: Judi Jennings, Executive Director of Kentucky Foundation for Women
Luncheon Keynote : Mary Ann Taylor-Hall, “A Very Odd Way to Spend a Life”

1:30-2:00 PM Book Signing

2:00-2:40 PM Concurrent Sessions

  • Julie Wade – “Shifting the Gaze: From the Retrospective Memoir to the Coming of Age Narrative”, introduction by Cate Fosl Braden Institute
  • Sharon Receveur – “Bookmaking, a Thoughtful Process”, introduction by Delinda Buie

2:45-3:30 PM

Nancy Jensen – “Researching the Ordinary in Extraordinary Ways", introduction by Beverly Giammara

3:35-4:20 PM Closing Plenary Speaker

Maureen Morehead, Kentucky Poet Laurete, introduction by Annette Allen

4:20-5:00 PM Book Signing