Department of English

Fall 2016 Creative Writing / Creative Teaching Conference

In partnership with the Utah Humanities Council Book Festival

Thursday, September 15

Fiction and Poetry Readings
Joan Connor and Joel Long

  • 11:30 Gilbert Great Hall

Reception and Book Signing will follow
Free and Open to the Public

Friday, September 16

All Workshops and the Lunch will be in the Gilbert Great Hall of the Hunter Conference Center.

  • 9:30 AM Registration opens - Gilbert Great Hall
  • 9:30-10:00 Continental Breakfast

Creative Writing Workshops:

  • 10:00-11:00 - Craft Workshop in Poetry, Joel Long
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM -  Craft Workshop on Point of View in fiction, Joan Connor
  • 12:00-1:00  - Lunch
  • Pedagogy Workshops:
  • 1:00-3:00 PM - Pedagogy Workshop: Creative Writing and the Core Curriculum by Cody Christensen, Canyon View High School
  • 3:00-4:00 PM - Round Table discussion: Using Creative Writing in the Classroom
    Led by Cody Christensen, Joan Connor, Joel Long
  • 4:00-5:00 PM - Tour of Southern Utah Museum of Art: Writing Ekphrasis Poetry, Dr. Danielle Dubrasky
  • 5:00-7:00 PM - Dinner on your own
  • 7:15  - Orientation of The Odd Couple, Seminar Grove
  • 8:00-10:30 PM -  The Odd Couple, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Randall Jones Theatre

Questions? Contact Dr. Danielle Dubrasky at

Co-sponsors include the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the English Department.