Converse Winter Residency 2019 – Lecture Passes (Schedules)

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It’s nearly that time again — time for the MFA January 2019 Residency.  We are so excited about the upcoming session with students and faculty, visiting writers, and, maybe, YOU!  That’s right.  We are again offering both Full and Half Lecture Passes for those who would like to attend our stellar faculty’s and visiting writers’ craft lectures (and readings too for those who choose Full Passes.)  This is a wonderful opportunity, not only to hear amazing and insightful lectures, but it also gives visitors a chance to experience the nurturing instructional environment that our program offers.

The cost of this affordable option is Full Lecture Pass: $450 and Half Lecture Pass: $225.  Check out the schedules for both below and see what we have on offer that will feed your love of and passion for writing. We hope to see you there!

 

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Converse College Low Residency MFA Full Pass Lecture Schedule Winter 2019

All lectures and readings take place in the Spartanburg Marriott Conference Center, Oak Board Room.

 December 30, 2018

10:00-11:30 a.m. Craft Lecture: Susan Tekulve, “At the Edge of the Fire: Writing Flash Nonfiction”, Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

4;30-5:30 p.m. Craft Lecture, Marlin Barton, “So How Do I Get Out of This Thing?: Ending short Stories,” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

8:00-9:00 p.m. Visiting Faculty Reading: Catherine Reid, Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

December 31, 2018

10:00-11:30 a.m. Nonfiction Craft Lecture, Catherine Reid, “The Extraordinary Ordinary/The Luminous Particular,” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

4:30-5:30 p.m. Poetry Craft Lecture: Rick Mulkey: “Poetry Strength Training: Shaping Up Syntax and Line,” Oak Board Room, Conf. Ctr. 2nd flr.

8:00-9:00 p.m. Faculty Reading, Susan Tekulve and Marlin Barton, Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

January 1, 2019

4:30-5:30 p.m. Poetry Craft Lecture: Suzanne Cleary, “Schmoozing With Your Muse: Radical Revision,” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd floor

January 2, 2019

10:00–11:30 p.m., Craft Lecture, Leslie Pietrzyk, “In the Beginning: Start Your Story/Essay Right” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

4:30-5:45 p.m., Poetry Craft Lecture: Joshua Bell, Title “The Disappearing Craft Talk,” Oak Board Room, 2nd floor Conference Ctr.

8:00-9:00 p.m., Visiting Faculty Reading, Joshua Bell, Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

January 3, 2019

4:30-5:45 p.m. Fiction Craft Lecture, Bryn Chancellor, The “Nth Perspective: Omniscience and the Retrospective ‘I’,” Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

8:00 p.m., Visiting Faculty Reading, Bryn Chancellor, Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

January 4, 2019

4:30-5:30 p.m. Discussion and Q&A on Agent Querying and Publishing Process with visiting Agent Noah Ballard, Oak Board Room, 2nd floor, Conference Center.

8:00-9:00 p.m., Faculty Reading, Rick Mulkey and Leslie Pietrzyk, Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

January 5, 2019

4:30-5:30 Panel Discussion, “So You’ve Finished a Manuscript: When and How to Submit Your Writing,” Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

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Converse College Low Residency MFA Half Pass Lecture Schedule Winter 2019

All lectures take place in the Spartanburg Marriott Conference Center, Oak Board Room.

December 30, 2018

10:00-11:30 a.m. Craft Lecture: Susan Tekulve, “At the Edge of the Fire: Writing Flash Nonfiction”, Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

4:30-5:30 p.m. Craft Lecture, Marlin Barton, “So How Do I Get Out of This Thing?: Ending short Stories,” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

December 31, 2018

10:00-11:30 a.m. Nonfiction Craft Lecture, Catherine Reid, “The Extraordinary Ordinary/The Luminous Particular,” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

4:30-5:30 p.m. Poetry Craft Lecture: Rick Mulkey: “Poetry Strength Training: Shaping Up Syntax and Line,” Oak Board Room, Conf. Ctr. 2nd flr.

January 1, 2019

4:30-5:30 p.m. Poetry Craft Lecture: Suzanne Cleary, “Schmoozing With Your Muse: Radical Revision,” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd floor

January 2, 2019

10:00–11:30 p.m., Craft Lecture, Leslie Pietrzyk, “In the Beginning: Start Your Story/Essay Right” Oak Board Room, Conference Ctr. 2nd flr.

4:30-5:45 p.m., Poetry Craft Lecture: Joshua Bell, Title “The Disappearing Craft Talk,” Oak Board Room, 2nd floor Conference Ctr.

January 3, 2019

4:30-5:45 p.m. Fiction Craft Lecture, Bryn Chancellor, “The Nth Perspective: Omniscience and the Retrospective ‘I’,” Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

January 4, 2019

4:30-5:30 p.m. Discussion and Q&A on Agent Querying and Publishing Process with visiting Agent Noah Ballard, Oak Board Room, 2nd floor, Conference Center.

January 5, 2019

4:30-5:30 Panel Discussion, “So You’ve Finished a Manuscript: When and How to Submit Your Writing,” Oak Board Room, Conference Center 2nd flr.

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