Please note that the Author Schedule may change 

North Tent
Children's & Young Adult Literature

10:00am - 10:30am     Leslie Rivver (young readers)

10:45am - 11:15am     Ash Parsons (young adult)

11:30am - 12:00pm     Alan Katz (young readers)

12:15pm - 12:45pm     Lisa Lewis Tyre (young readers)

1:00pm - 2:15pm         PBS Young Writers and Illustrators Awards

2:30pm - 3:00pm         Gin Phillips (young adult)

Molton House
Fiction & Nonfiction

10:00am - 10:30am      Ross Howell & Derryn Moten


10:45am - 11:15am      Deni Dietz & Jessie Bishop Powell
                                         Mystery & Crime: When Cozies Aren't So Cozy

11:30am - 12:00pm      Marian Carache, Tom McDonald, Loretta Cobb

                                         Southern Trails

12:15pm - 12:45pm      Vanessa Davis Griggs & Kendra Norman

                                         Black Women's Fiction

1:00pm - 1:30pm          Katherine Clark & Celeste Fletcher McHale

                                        Coming to Grips with Writing Southern

1:45pm - 2:15pm          Juyanne James & Jeff Weddle

                                        Adventures in the Short Story

2:30pm - 3:00pm          Laura McNeill & J.D. Frost

                                        Suspense, Action & Adventure

Log Cabin Tent
Fiction & Nonfiction

10:00am - 10:30am      Mark Fagan (Alabama golf)

10:45am - 11:15am      Joshua Sher, Lexi George, L.A. Patrick

                                        Weird South

11:30am - 12:00pm     Lynn Cullen & Anne Girard

                                        Fictionalizing Real People

1:00pm - 1:30pm         Kirk Curnutt & Miriam Herin

                                       Contests, Prizes, & Getting into Print

1:45pm - 2:15pm         Jeff Newberry, Matthew Guinn, Rod Davis

                                       Southern Gothic & Mysteries

2:30pm - 3:00pm         John Sledge & Frye Gaillard

                                       Alabama Coastal Waters

3:15pm - 3:45pm         Bill Cobb, Julian McPhillips

                                       Stirring the Southern Memoir Pot



9:30am - 10:00am       Abraham Smith

10:00am - 10:30am     Shanti Weiland

10:45am - 11:15am     Peter Huggins

11:30am - 12:00pm     Nathan Parker

12:15pm - 12:45pm     Ji Yoon Li

1:00pm - 1:30pm         Nate Marshall

1:45pm - 2:15pm         Lauren Slaughter

2:30pm - 3:00pm          Jason McCall

South Tent
Fiction & Nonfiction  

10:00am - 10:30am     Steve Flowers (Alabama politics)

10:45am - 11:30am     Rheta Grimsley Johnson (memoir)

11:45am - 12:15pm     Padgett Powell (fiction)

12:30pm - 1:00pm       Rick Bragg (essays)

1:15pm - 1:45pm         Homer Hickam (fiction)

2:00pm - 2:45pm         Suzanne Lea, B Andrew Plant, Vickie Spray

                                       Stories of Strength & Courage: Coming Out in the South

3:00pm - 4:00pm         Natasha Tretheway with Lauren Rule Maxwell

                                       Hall-Waters Prize winner & 19th Poet Laureate of the United States

Loeb Center Auditorium

Writing Workshops

9:00am - 10:00am        Anne Girard

                                        Writing Fiction

10:15am - 11:00am      Vanessa Davis Griggs

                                        The Write Touch with African American & Inspirational Fiction  


11:15am - 12:15pm      Robin McDonald & Valerie Pope Burnes

                                        Stories through Words and Photos

12:30pm - 1:30pm         Deni Dietz

                                         Pitching & Submitting Fiction to Publishers

1:45pm - 2:45pm          Nicole Yorkin & Dawn Prestwich


3:00pm - 4:00pm         Nathaniel Allen

                                       Sequential Arts Illustration (aka Comic Books)