Millikin University - Decatur, IL
12th Annual Literary Festival and High School Writing Contest
Millikin University > Literary Festival

November 7-8, 2014

 

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:

Tim Kenyon

Marcus Wicker


Schedule of Events

Friday, November 7

7 p.m.
Prose Reading by Tim Kenyon
(Pilling Chapel)

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

Saturday, November 8
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Writing Workshops:

Poetry Workshop (Shilling 315)

Fiction Workshop (Shilling 311)

 

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.           

Graphic Novel Craft Lecture with Tim Kenyon
(Albert Taylor Theatre)      

 

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.                

Refreshments

 

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.                 

Poetry Craft Lecture with Marcus Wicker
(Albert Taylor Theatre)

 

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.            

Refreshments

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Reading with Millikin Faculty and Guests
(Albert Taylor Theatre)

4:30 - 6 p.m.
Poetry Reading by Marcus Wicker and Closing Remarks
(Albert Taylor Theatre) 

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