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11th Annual Literary Festival and High School Writing Contest 
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November 8-9, 2013


Come write with the pros. Read poems, short stories, novels and essays with some of today’s leading writers. Join a workshop for feedback on your own work. Have fun with words!

High School Writing Contest Prizes:

1st- $1,000 Millikin University Scholarship

2nd- $750 Millikin University Scholarship

3rd- $500 Millikin University Scholarship

Featured Writers:

Eric Lundgren

Patrick Moran

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 8

7 p.m.
Prose Reading by Eric Lundgren
(Pilling Chapel)

8:30 p.m.
Collage Reading
(Pilling Chapel)

Saturday, November 9
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Writing Workshops:

Poetry Workshop (Shilling 315)

Fiction Workshop (Shilling 316)


1:30 - 2:15 p.m.           

Fiction Craft Lecture with Eric Lundgren
(Pilling Chapel)      


2:15 - 2:30 p.m.                



2:30 - 3:15 p.m.                 

Poetry Craft Lecture with Patrick Morgan
(Pilling Chapel)


3:15 - 3:30 p.m.            


3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Reading with Millikin Faculty and Guests
(Pilling Chapel)

4:30 - 6 p.m.
Reading by Patrick Moran and Closing Remarks
(Pilling Chapel) 

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL