2008 KWBF

KWBF Program: February 16, 2008

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9:00 AM    Doors Open

9:30 AM Morning Session

Greetings & Welcome : Hannalore Raider, Dean of the UofL Libraries
Introduction of Keynote: Judi Jennings, Director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women

9:45-10:15 AM Opening Address

Crystal Wilkinson: Affrilachian poet  and fiction writer. Author of Water Street, 1979 and Blackberries, Blackberries.

10:30- 11:30 AM Four Concurrent Sessions


  • Paths to Publication: Beverley Myers, Lynn Renau, Ellen Birkett Morris, Karen Robards
  • Women’s Writing Groups 101 Women Who Write: Jorena Faulkner, Janet Finger, Angie Edwards, Sandee Crabtree
  • Take Your Writing Deeper: Kit Willinghanz
  • Writing Thrillers: Lynny Prince, Laura Benedict

    11:30-12 Noon Browsing & Book Signing by Morning Authors

    12:15 – 2 PM Luncheon & Keynote Address at the University Club

    Introduction: Sena Jeter Naslund, author of Abundance
    Luncheon Keynote : Kim Edwards, author of the Memory Keepers Daughter

    Book Signing

    2:00-3:00 Two Concurrent Sessions


  • Annie Fellows Johnston & the Authors: Delinda Stephens Buie
  • The Self as Writer: Estella Cornwill Mojozo, author Come Out the Wilderness: Memoir of a Black Woman Artist

    3:00 – 3:30 PM Browsing & Book Signing

    3:30-4:30 Two Concurrent Sessions


  • People of Freetowns, From Historical Research to Play to Documentary Film:  Cameron Lawrence, Documentary Film Maker
  • Women Writing in Berea – Exploring Inner and Outer Voices: Libby Falk Jones, Normandi Ellis, Barbara Wade

    4:30-5:00 PM    Closing Ceremony