October 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2014
The theme for this year's symposium is "''Homesick for Somewhere': Displacement, loss, and longing in the South" and is inspired by Eudora Welty's story "Kin" from her collection The Bride of Innisfallen.
The names below are the list of authors for this year, including when available, links to author websites where you can learn a little more about this year's line-up. Don't forget that we will be selling books at Welty Book Table during the symposium.
The full schedule can be found on our poster or the events listings on Facebook, Goodreads, and LibraryThing.
will read from his memoir Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist and from his novel The Jumper
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Poindexter Hall
Saturday, October 25, 11:15 a.m.
Author of Harlow and The Pugilist’s Wife
Friday, October 24, 9:40 a.m.
Author of Visitations, Sea Dogs, Green Soldiers, The Iron City, and The Waterman's Children
Saturday, October 25, 10:20 a.m.
Author of The Error of Nostalgia
Saturday, October 25, 9:40 a.m.
Author of Sympathetic Magic, Beautiful Trouble, and Reliquaries of the Lesser Saints
Friday, October 24, 10:20 a.m.
Author of The Resurrectionist
Friday, October 24, 2:10 p.m.
Author of Ropes and Cotton
Friday, October 24, 1:30 p.m.
Author of The Secret of Magic and The Air Between Us
Friday, October 24, 11:00 a.m.
Author of A Speed Education in Human Being
Author of The Last Days of California
Friday, October 24, 9:00 a.m.
author of Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison
Friday, October 24, 3:00 p.m.
Author of The Story of Land and Sea
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