Alabama Writers Conclave
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Alabama Writer's Symposium

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Please join us on Friday, April 26, at 12:30 p.m. at the Monroeville Community House to honor three Alabamians who have distinguished themselves in Alabama arts and letters.  

(L-R)

Daniel Wallace, 2019 Harper Lee Award Recipient

BJ Hollars, 2019 Truman Capote Award Recipient

Dr. Christopher Metress, 2019 Eugene Current-Garcia Award Recipient


About Conference Registration

Comprehensive ticket is $50 and includes both meals. Thursday night fish fry only is $30. Friday awards luncheon only is $35. Please contact Coastal Alabama Community College for more details (251) 575-8207. 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25        

10:00 am - Angela Broyles

Bluewater Publications
Monroe County Library

10:00 am - Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees and Carolyn White

Poarch Band of Creek Indians
Monroe County Courthouse Museum

1:00 pm - Dr. Christopher Metress

2019 Eugene Current-Garcia Award Winner
Monroe County Courthouse Museum

1:00 pm - Kerry Madden - Lunsford

Children's Literature: Ernestine's Milky Way
Monroe County Library

2:00 pm - Lila Quintero Weaver

Middle Grade: My Year in the Middle
Monroe County Courthouse Museum

3:00 pm - BJ Hollars

2019 Truman Capote Prize Winner
Monroe County Courthouse Museum

4:00 pm - Daniel Wallace

              2019 Harper Lee Award Winner
             Monroe County Courthouse Museum

5:30 pm - Fish Fry on the Courthouse Lawn (requires ticket)

7:00 pm - Free showing of Big Fish
     
      Monroe County Courthouse Museum

FRIDAY, APRIL 26  

8:00 am - Philip Shirley

Suspense/Mystery: The Graceland Conspiracy
Coastal Alabama Library

9:00 am - Frye Gaillard

Alabama History: A Hard RainAmerica in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost
Coastal Alabama Library

10:00 am - Ashley M. Jones and Tina Mozelle Braziel

Poetry: dark//thing and Known by Salt
Coastal Alabama Library

11:00 am - Lauren K. Denton

Christian Fiction: Glory Road
Coastal Alabama Library

12:30 pm - Alabama Author Awards Luncheon (requires ticket)

Presentation of the Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer, 
Truman Capote Prize for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of Literary Non-Fiction 
or the Short Story, and the Eugene Current-Garcia Award
Monroeville Community House

2:30 pm - Literary Capital of Alabama Sculpture Trail

Unveiling of a project of Monroeville Main Street and Craig Wedderspoon’s bronze class at the University of Alabama
Historic Downtown Monroeville

7:00 pm - The Mockingbird Company’s To Kill a Mockingbird - 

              Monroe County Museum

              Requires ticket. Purchase from www.tokillamockingbird.com