Schedule at a Glance

 

 

FRI, JULY 20

3-8pm Conference Registration, Mango’s Terrace (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

5-7:30pm Welcome Reception, Mango’s Terrace (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

Free and Open to the Public

Cash bar and light fare

8-11pm Author Reading and Conversation at Brick at Bluestar

108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204

“Migration | Assimilation | Identity”

Martín Espada, Debra Monroe, Veronica Golos

Free and Open to the Public

SAT, JULY 21

7am Registration opens (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

7:30-9am Coffee and pastries (La Habana Room)

8-8:50am Keynote address by Dr. Carmen Tafolla (La Habana Room)

“Keeping the Courage to Create”

9am-12:30pm, Writing Workshops, see schedule

9am-12:30pm Panels, see schedule

10am-5pm Book Fair, Mango’s Terrace (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

12:30-1:30pm Networking Lunch (La Habana Room)

Buffet and beverages provided for attendees enrolled for full conference

1:45-5:15pm Writing Workshop with Martín Espada

1:45-5:15pm Panels, see schedule

2-5pm Mango’s Terrace Readings (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

A relaxed reading featuring conference panelists/attendees

4:15-6pm Poetry SLAM with Rooster Martínez

8-11pm Author Reading and Conversation at the Radius Center

106 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205

“Under Negotiation: A Conversation on Gender and Literary Expression”

Anel Flores, Norma Cantú, Vijay Seshadri

Free and Open to the Public

SUN, JULY 22

7:30am Registration opens (El Tropicano Hotel Lobby)

8-8:50am Coffee Station opens (La Habana Room)

9am-12:30pm Writing Workshops, see schedule

9am-12:30pm Panels, see schedule

12:30-1:30pm Lunch break, Mango’s Restaurant buffet, and local restaurants

1:45-4pm Panels, see schedule

4:15-5:15pm Closing Speaker: Dr. Octavio Quintanilla

“The 21st Century: Why We Must Keep Writing It”

5:15-7pm Closing Party and Reception (Trinidad)

With music by spoken word artist Vocab and The Foreign Arm

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