2011 KWBF

KWBF Program: May 21, 2011

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9:00 AM    Doors Open

9:30 AM Morning Session

Greetings & Welcome : Carridder “Rita” Jones

Introduction of Opening Plenary Speaker: Mary Karen Powers, Director of UofL's Women's Center

9:45-10:15 AM Opening Plenary Session

Alanna Nash, author of So You Want to Write a Biography

10:30- 11:00 AM Book Signing

11:00-11:45 AM Concurrent Session

  • Mariam Williams – “Hands On How to Write a Blog”
  • Laura Grinstead – “Publishing Underwired Magazine”

12:15–12:15 PM

Keynote Introduction: Dean Robert Fox, Dean of University Libraries

12:15-1:15 PM

Luncheon Keynote : Tania James, bestselling author of Atlas of Unknowns

1:15-2:00 PM Book Signing

2:00-2:45 PM Concurrent Sessions

  • Neela Vaswani – You Have Given Me a Country (memoir) “Crafting Your Personal History – A Reading and Discussion”
  • Gray Henry, publisher Fons Vitae – “The Wonders of Publishing for 33 Years!”
  • Peggy Fox DeKay – “Self-Publishing for Virgins”

2:45-2:50 PM

Introduction of Closing Plenary Speaker: Maureen Morehead, Kentucky Poet Laureate

2:50-3:30 PM Closing Plenary Speaker

Sena Jeter Naslund – “Adam & Eve: What Is a Sacred Text?”

3:30-4:00 PM Book Signing