Sample Schedule Overview

Rick Moody

Rick Moody

Please proceed to the Online Registration page to register. If you have any questions, please contact Jim Frost at the Atlantic Center (ACA) for the Arts at jfrost@atlanticcenterforthearts.org.

BFA FALL WRITERS CONFERENCE
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL
NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER1, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
BY 5:00 PM Arrive to ACA Campus

5:30-6:15 PM Welcome Cocktail Reception

6:15 PM Tour of Campus

6:45 PM Dinner & Orientation

8:00-9:30 PM Workshop Session #1 (1.5 hours)

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast

9:00-10:00 AM Student writing time & time for private consults with Emma Sweeney

10:00 AM-1:00 PM Workshop Session #2 (3 hours)

1:00-2:00 PM Lunch

2:00-4:30 PM Workshop Session #3 (2.5 hours)

4:30 -6:30 PM Student writing time & time for private consults with Emma Sweeney

6:30 PM Dinner

8:00-9:00 PM Author’s Round Table: Moderated conversation with Terrance, Eileen, Lesley, and Emma.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast

9:00-10:00 AM Student writing time & time for private consults with Emma Sweeney

10:00 AM-1:00 PM Workshop Session #4 (3 hours)

1:00-2:00 PM Lunch

2:00-6:00 PM Free afternoon
a) Off-site excursion (tbd at the conference)
b) Student writing time
c) Time for private consults with Emma Sweeney

6:30 PM Dinner

8:00-9:30 PM Agent Talk by Emma Sweeney & Fiction Reading by Lesley Nneka Arimah

Friday, December 1, 2017
8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast

9:00-10:00 AM Student writing time & time for private consults with Emma Sweeney

10:00 AM-1:00 PM Workshop Session #5 (3 hours)

1:00-2:00 PM Lunch

2:00-2:30 PM Student prep time for Open Mic

2:30-4:00 PM Student Open Mic

4:00-6:00 PM Student writing time & time for private consults with Emma Sweeney

6:30 PM Dinner

8:00-9:30 PM Poetry Reading with Terrance Hayes & Memoir Reading with Eileen Myles

Saturday, December 2, 2017
7:45 AM Breakfast

By 10:00 AM Depart ACA Campus for home