Tulsa Day of YA
February 21st: 7:00 p.m.
February 22nd: 9:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Tulsa Central Library, 400 Civic Center
Nimrod, the Tulsa City-County Library, and Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature are connecting teens and adults to young adult literature and authors by hosting a full day of programs aimed at celebrating YA readers, fans, and writers. With workshops led by renowned young adult authors, Tulsa Day of YA gives readers and aspiring writers the opportunity to develop their writing skills and discuss books in a fun, collaborative, and enriching environment.
This all-day conference will be preceded by a keynote address and book signing at Central Library on Friday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m., featuring Justina Ireland, author of YA bestseller Dread Nation, and moderated by Tulsa Artist Fellow Juliana Goodman. The Day of YA keynote address and conference are free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided at the all-day event, but registration is required.
YA authors leading discussions and workshops at the Day of YA include Justina Ireland, Cindy Pon, M. Molly Backes, Ally Carter, Sonia Gensler and Juliana Goodman. These workshop panelists will aim to provide participating teens and adults with creative writing tips, publishing industry information and a chance to discuss their favorite books.
To view the full schedule and to register, visit the Library’s website.
2020 AWP Conference
March 4th – 7th, 2020
San Antonio, TX
Come visit us at table 1336 during the 2020 AWP Conference and Bookfair. We’ll have submission guidelines, copies of the journal, candy, good conversation, and more. Editor-in-Chief Eilis O’Neal will also discuss translation with other journal editors on the panel “Carrying Pollen from Exile to Exile—International Journals and Translation” on Saturday from 3:20 p.m. to 4:35 p.m.
Nimrod Write Night and Conference for Readers and Writers
October 16th and 17th, 2020
Each year Nimrod hosts our Conference for Readers and Writers in October. The Conference begins with an author reception and chat at Write Night on Friday and continues with an all-day writing conference on Saturday. Saturday’s events feature panel discussions, craft masterclasses in genres ranging from literary fiction and poetry to romance and YA, workshops on aspects of the publishing industry, one-on-one editing sessions, novel-query critiques, readings, and more, all with a fantastic and always changing line-up of guest authors, editors, and agents. Full schedule and registration available this summer.